I have been informed that the procedure for attestation in Philippines has been revised thus I tried to search the net but I wasn't able to get a clear picture and how much it would cost.
Hence, I made this post so as to help my fellow Filipinos who intend to find their place under the sun in UAE.
Because of this, I have also tried to penetrate its labor market recently though I used to work there before.
One of the major requirements before a worker will be granted a UAE residence visa is a diploma or educational attainment certificate attested by school and different government agencies and finally attested by UAE embassy in his/her country of origin.
Presently, the procedure has been simplified because you don't need to go to Malacanang anymore.
Moreover, due to numerous applicants for attestation, You have to send your documents to them by DHL Express.
Normally, it will take around 2 weeks before you can claim your documents from DFA.
A glossy photo will take around 20-30 minutes to develop and usually done in photo studio. From the date of release indicated on your DFA claim stub given to you by CHED/Tesda, you have 3 months to claim your documents otherwise DFA will dispose the said documents accordingly.
It can't be denied that many Filipinos are working in United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to its expats friendly community and the above average salary it offers to professional and skilled workers.If you’re anywhere outside these areas, walk fast and be extra alert.It would also be best if you bring one or more persons along with you during your visit.Unfortunately, my previous company in UAE refused to return my attested diploma when I resigned thus I need to produce another set of attested educational certificate since I plan to work again in UAE.The old procedure was tedious and time consuming since you need to bring your documents to all those government agencies and UAE embassy.