Forming a Power of Attorney in Dubai, UAE

Forming a Power of Attorney in Dubai, UAE - Makebiz

Power of Attorney is an important document that can come in handy in many transactions when there is a need for one person to act as a representative of the interests of another. 

In the UAE there are several peculiarities and requirements in this regard: 

  • the principal must be over 21 years of age;
  • the power of attorney is always issued for a certain period of time;
  • the document must be translated into Arabic;
  • two types of powers of attorney can be issued: a general power of attorney with broad powers (suitable for real estate transactions, opening a company, representing a person before state authorities, etc.) and a special power of attorney related to a specific transaction.

When drawing up a power of attorney in the Emirates, the document must be notarized. Among the mandatory conditions — the personal presence of the principal and a copy of the passport of the person to whom the powers are transferred. The required documents often depend on the type of power of attorney. The procedure itself usually takes 1-2 days. 

If you are outside the UAE, you can coordinate the power of attorney with a notary online via video link if you have your passport. If the power of attorney is issued outside the UAE, it must be legalized at a consulate and go through several procedures and agencies.

To minimize the risks and to draw up the correct text of the document to be accepted in a certain instance, it is better to contact specialists. Sign up for a free consultation and find out how to formalize a power of attorney in the UAE.

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