Nursing is one of the most in-demand jobs in UAE. The demand for certified Nurses has grown consistently over the past years. Many government and private hospitals in UAE are hiring nurses from India, Philippines, Egypt etc. According to reports, the average salary for a Registered Nurse in UAE is about 95,000 AED per year.

The salaries for a registered and certified Nurse in the UAE is higher than the average salary for this same occupation in many other countries. This attracts foreign nurses to work in the UAE. If you are a nurse moving to UAE for a better career, you should know how to get your documents ready.

Don’t forget to take these documents with you:

• High School Certificate (HSC)
• Nursing Certificate (Attested)
• Experience Certificate (Attested)
• Nursing Licenses
• Copy of passport
• Passport sized photos

One important thing that you must do during this time is attesting your nursing degree or diploma certificate. Nursing certificate attestation is done in order to make your certificate legal for use in UAE.

Following is the procedure for attesting your nursing certificate for UAE:-

  • Notary Verification from home country.
    Your nursing certificate should be verified by a notary in your home country before it goes through further attestation procedures.
  • Foreign Affairs Verification from Home Country.
    After verification from the notary, you should get your nursing certificate attested from the Foreign affairs department in your country.
  • UAE Embassy from Home Country.
    The document attested by the foreign affairs department should be verified by the embassy of UAE in your country saying that it has been verified by the concerned authority in your country.
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs from UAE.
    After you reach UAE, you should get the documents attested from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in UAE.

To obtain an Employment visa for UAE, you must get your educational and personal certificates attested by the concerned authorities in your country, followed by the attestation from UAE embassy in your country and finally from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in UAE. The employer will need your attested certificates in order to process Labor card for their employees. The labor card is a mandatory requirement for all employees in UAE according to the Labor law.

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