The Qatari government has modified its degree attestation policy for those verifying their education completed outside of the country.

Key Points:

  • The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) in Qatar no longer requires applicants to submit a UVL as a supporting document to an individual’s degree and transcript.
  • Qatari embassies throughout the world are still requesting applicants submit a UVL in support of their degree and transcript.
  • Foreign nationals should to check with their local Qatari embassy for current degree attestation requirements.

BAL Analysis: While MOFA is no longer requiring applicants to submit a UVL, the modified degree attestation policy has yet to be implemented uniformly throughout the world. Applicants are encouraged to check with their local authorities if they are requiring a UVL as a supporting document.

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