Thursday, 8 March 2018

Step By Step How To Apply Birth Certificate For Baby Born In Dubai

So...you just give birth to your baby in Dubai. Congratulation to you. And enjoy and celebrate the new born for some times. After that it is the time to think about what’s next. You need to get Birth Certificate for your baby. You have 30 days to apply it. From the hospital where your baby born, they will give you Notification of Birth Certificate. To get this paper, the hospital usually required you to give your Emirates ID (husband and wife) and copy of attested marriage certificate. After that you need to submit this paper and other documents to DHA (Dubai Health Authority) to get birth certificate from them. 

Dubai Birth Certificate


What Are The Documents Required

To get birth certificate for your baby, you need following documents:
1. Original and copy of passport of the parent
2. Original and copy of Resident Visa of the parent
3. Original and copy of Emirates ID of parent
4. Notification of Birth Certificate from the hospital
5. Copy of attested marriage certificate

Where To Submit And How

You need to submit the above mentioned documents to Ministry of Health at Al Baraha Hospital also known as Kuwaiti Hospital. You can check the location here. There, you need to fill a form and submit all the documents. They will give you a slip where it is mention when you need to collect the birth certificate (in Arabic). The fee is 50 dirham for Arabic version.

Alternative Place to Apply
Alternatively, you can apply birth certificate from public hospitals such as Dubai Hospital (04-7075805), Rashid Hospital (04-3371111) and Latifa Hospital (formerly Al Wasl Hospital 04-3241111). They have a counter which will issue the Arabic birth certificate immediately.

English Version of Birth Certificate
You can get the English version too if you need it. For that purpose, you need to go to Preventive Medicine Department at Al Baraha Hospital Dubai. Fill the application form there. There will be a translator who will type your application. Translation fee is 15 dirham. And then you will get English Birth Certificate that will cost you another 50 dirham.

Get The Birth Certificate Attested

Once you get your baby birth certificate, you need to get it attested by Ministry of Health. They have a counter in the same hospital. The fee is 20 dirham. And then get it attested by Ministry of Foreign Affair. The fee is 150 dirham. Once it's done then you are all set.

Ministry of Foreign Affair Located:
MoFAIC Office-Dubai 8:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m  
Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry 0ffice at Deira 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m  
Al Towar Center 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m  
Almanara Center (Sheikh Zayed Road) 8:00 a.m – 2:00 p.m

The fee is subject to change. Updated on March 2018.

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