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Philippine Documents Attestation in Dubai: A Step-by-Step

For many Filipinos living in Dubai, the attestation of documents originating from the Philippines is a crucial process, especially for employment, education, or legal matters. The process typically involves multiple stages, starting with attestation from the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) in the Philippines, often referred to as the "Red Ribbon" process, followed by attestation from the UAE Embassy in Manila, and finally, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) attestation in Dubai. In this blog, we will guide you through each step of attesting Philippine documents for use in Dubai.

Philippine Documents Attestation in Dubai A Step-by-Step Guide:

Understanding the Attestation Process

The attestation process is designed to certify the authenticity of documents issued in the Philippines for use in the UAE. This process is essential for:

  • Employment visa applications.

  • Academic admissions.

  • Legal procedures in the UAE.

Step 1: DFA Red Ribbon Attestation in the Philippines

What is Red Ribbon?

The "Red Ribbon" is a certification from the DFA in the Philippines, which authenticates Philippine-issued documents.


  • Submit your documents to the DFA or its regional consular offices in the Philippines.

  • The DFA will verify, authenticate, and place a red ribbon on the documents.

Step 2: UAE Embassy Attestation in Manila

After DFA Attestation:

Once you have the DFA Red Ribbon, the next step is to get the documents attested by the UAE Embassy in Manila.


  • Submit the DFA-attested documents to the UAE Embassy.

  • The embassy will verify the DFA attestation and apply its stamp or sticker.

Step 3: MOFA Attestation in Dubai

Final Attestation:

Upon arriving in Dubai, the documents need to be attested by MOFA.


  • Present the documents, now attested by both the DFA and the UAE Embassy, to MOFA in Dubai.

  • MOFA will verify the previous attestations and apply its final attestation.

Why is This Process Important?

  • Legal Recognition: Attested documents are legally recognized in the UAE.

  • Compliance: Ensures compliance with UAE regulations for foreign documents.

  • Ease of Procedures: Facilitates smoother processing for visas, employment, and other official matters.

How Amazon Attestation Services Can Assist

Navigating the attestation process can be complex, especially when dealing with foreign documents. Amazon Attestation Services offers comprehensive support:

  • Guidance on Requirements: We provide detailed information on the required documents and procedures.

  • Efficient Processing: Our team ensures efficient handling of your documents at every stage of the attestation process.

  • Reliable Service: We offer reliable and timely services to ensure your documents are attested correctly.


For Filipinos in Dubai, ensuring that documents from the Philippines are properly attested is crucial for various official purposes. Understanding and completing each step of the process is key to ensuring that your documents are valid and recognized in the UAE.

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