How to legalise a UK degree certificate for use in Qatar
Thinking of moving to Qatar in the future? Maybe you’re already there! Either way, you’re going to need to legalise your documents.
If you’re moving to Qatar for work, you’re more than likely going to have to legalise a degree certificate (or the highest level of educational document you possess) before you’re legally allowed to live there.
Legalisation is the process through which documents from one country and readied for use in another. It’s a vital part of moving away, but one many people forget about or don’t understand. And no wonder. The process can be lengthy and complicated, and it isn’t always clear what’s required to move through each stage of the process.
Worry not! That information is now at your fingertips. This is “How to legalise a UK degree certificate for use in Qatar”.
STEP ONE – Certification
The document will first have to be certified, so will need to be sent to a UK Solicitor to ascertain whether or not it is genuine. If they’re happy this is the case, they will stamp and sign the document to prove its authenticity.
STEP TWO – Verification at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO)
Your educational certificate will then have to be sent to the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. They’ll verify the signature of the solicitor, and apply a stamp of legalisation to the document.
STEP THREE – Legalisation at the Qatar Embassy
Thirdly, the document will need to go to the Qatar Embassy in London. They’ll check everything is in place, and legalise the document so it’s ready to be sent to Qatar.
STEP FOUR – Legalisation at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in Qatar
Finally, the document will have to be flown over to Qatar and taken to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Doha. They’ll make sure that the above procedures have been performed correctly, and, assuming everything is in place, add one final stamp to the document to say that it’s ready for use in Qatar!
Congratulations! Now you know how to legalise your UK degree certificate for use in Qatar. Still unsure about what you need to do? Luckily, we’ve been dealing with this kind of thing for years. Whether you’re from the UK or anywhere else, your document can be collected, legalised for Qatar, and flown back to you, all in as little as seven days.
Go to www.vitallegalisation.co.uk/qatar-legalisation.html to find out more.
Until next time!