In the UAE and don’t have access to your birth certificate? Maybe you’ve just moved to a new job and want to call your spouse over, but they’re tearing their hair out looking for your Marriage Certificate! Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered.
After speaking to the relevant parties this week, we have ascertained that the FCO are no longer accepting Islamic Marriage Certificates as proof of marital status, and therefore will not apply an Apostille on said documents.
It is quite common that we only realise we have lost something when we need it. This is what usually happens with vital documents like Birth Certificates. It is a big deal, of course, especially if you REALLY need them, but although you may feel like the world has ended, the solution is as simple as requesting a new one....