United Arab Emirates

Documentation Requirements 
  • All shipments to UAE must be covered by an Arab-Irish Certificate of Origin together with an original, signed invoice. Both must be certified by the AICC. The AICC will then legalise these at the UAE Embassy in Dublin. The UAE Embassy will only accept legalisation documents which have been checked and certified by, and submitted through, the AICC. All shipments for UAE must be legalised.
  • All non-commercial Certificates and Personal documentation must be stamped by the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade which the AICC can arrange.
  • Certificates which do not relate to a Certificate of Origin must be stamped by the Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade before AICC process which the AICC can arrange.
  • Agency Agreements and Power of Attorney must be originally signed and require Notary Public and Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade stamps before processing. Please ensure that DFAT certifies the Notary Public Seal only. 
  • Health Certificates are required for food, meat and poultry consignments.
  • Halal Certificate stating that slaughter was according to Muslim law must accompany fresh, frozen meat and poultry
  • Radiation Certificates are often requested


Certificate of Origin (Original or Copy) €75
Original or copies
Certificate of Registration or Incorporation €660
Memorandum and Articles of Association per document €660
Memorandum or Articles of Association per document €660
Company Record of Achievement €660
Company Trade or Financial Report €660
Certificate of Good Standing €660
Power of Attorney to Register a company €660
If any of the above is accompanied by an Agency Agreement  €30
Originals or Copies  
Minutes of meeting to Register a Company €660
Company Share Certificate €660
Letter of Status from CRO €660
Company Printout from CRO €660
Power of Attorney to Register a Company/ Agency €660
Distribution/Commercial Agreement/Company Contract €660
Assignment or an Authorisation for Registering €660
Trade Mark or Patents €660
Authorisation of an Agreement for the purpose of transferring or selling company shares €660
Letter of undertaking €660
Power of Attorney re Finance/Shares €660
Authorisation of agent to register product €660
General Power of Attorney €660
Termination of Agent/Agreement €660

Signature Specimen / Certificate of Free Sale / Price List or Certificate /GMP Certificates /  Manufacturers Licences, Authorisations and Certs Of Analysis / Certificate of Conformity


Originals or copies     

Health certificate €75
Radiation certificate €75
Halal certificate €75
Packing List €75
Additions to Agency Agreements or contracts €75
Agreement to close company or branch €75
Court & Legal Documents  €75
ISO/Quality Certificate €75


Nomination or appointment of Branch Manager €75
Minutes of Meeting to open bank account €75


Originals or copies   -  PERSONAL USE  

Birth, Death & Marriage Certificates  


Private Power of Attorney 


University Degrees 


Transfer of Property  


Copies of Passports which are attached to a Notarial Certificate


Reference Letter




Private PoA’s or legal documents for business use              


For legalisation fees for Invoices please contact the AICC directly.

Further Information 

Diplomatic representation for the UAE is provided by the Irish embassy in Abu Dhabi, UAE. www.embassyofireland.ae

Embassy of the United Arab Emirates, 45-47 Pembroke Road, Dublin 4, Ireland. 
Tel: +353 (0)1 669 8588
Fax: + 353 (0)1 237 5920
Email: dublin[at]mofa.gov.ae

Website: www.uae-embassy.ae/ie

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Occasionally, embassy' rules and regulations change overnight. The AICC bears no responsibility for any such changes therefore any price changes will be passed directly to customers. We regret that we cannot under any circumstances, intercede with or take responsibility for transactions initiated directly between an exporter and an embassy.

United Arab Emirates