Commercial POA/ Business Documents

All commercial Power of Attorney, Business related certificates must be notarized by any Notary Public, Commissioner of Oaths or Lawyer in Canada and authenticated by the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada before submitting it to the Embassy.

Note: Legalization fee for all legal documents pertaining to a commercial matter/or of a commercial nature, is $720.00CAD. 



  • Please note that as of May 1, 2016, all Documents/Certificates, mailed in or submitted in person to the UAE Embassy – Ottawa, MUST be accompanied by a completed and signed legalization Form (FORM).
  •  If documents are submitted to the Embassy without a completed form, the documents will be returned to you without a legalization stamp.
  • For all Documents issued in the GTA, please refer to the important announcement section and complete the Consulate General of UAE - Toronto legalization Form.


Examples of Corporate and Legal Documents legalized by the Embassy:


1.      Power of Attorney

2.      Patents and Trademarks Registration/Application

3.      Resolution

4.      Distribution Agreement

5.      Articles of Incorporation

6.      Certificate of Amendment

7.      Certificate of Incorporation

8.      By Laws

9.      Authorization of Agent

10.  Certificate of Good Standing (Commercial Purposes)

11.  Assignment

12.  Financial Statement (Commercial Purposes)

13.  Board of Resolution

14.  Certificate of Status

15.  Certificate of Incumbency

16.  Appointment/Distributor

17.  Specimen Signature (Commercial Purposes)

18.  Establishment of Subsidiaries

19.  Agency Agreement

20.  Company Name Change



Processing Time


Regular Service

3-5 business days

$720.00 CAD/ document

Expedited Service

Submit before 12:00 pm

 Same Day $720.00 CAD/ document


Note: If the document is to be returned by mail, please provide a prepaid return envelope (Canada post Express post envelope or computer generated waybill from a courier of your choice) with the parcel.


Documents can picked up at the Embassy Monday – Friday between 2:00PM - 3:00PM


NOTE:  Any INCOMPLETE document submitted for legalization to the Embassy will be retained for a maximum of two months upon receipt.  If requirements are not completed within the proposed time, documents will be disposed of safely and confidentially. If prepaid return envelope is provided, the embassy will return your document.

Money orders, certified cheques or drafts issued to the Embassy are non-refundable.


The Embassy ONLY accepts money order, certified cheque or bank draft issued in Canada, made payable to: UAE EMBASSY-OTTAWA