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Notary Public and Wills Office
In partnership with Abu Dhabi Judicial Department, ADGM Courts offer a Notary Public and non-Muslim Wills. ADGM Courts Notary Public is licensed and authorised by Abu Dhabi Judicial Department to notarise and attest documents and non-Muslim Wills and to practice all of the functions under Law No. (11) of 2017 concerning the Notary Public in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi (the Law).
The Notary Public of ADGM Courts is authorised by the Judicial Department to carry out notarial acts. Documents to be notarised must not be in contravention of the Law or against public order, and must not fall under the notary prohibitions, or under any other local jurisdiction, as prescribed in Article No. (1) of the Law.
The Notary Public can notarise:
Documents as required under the Law* or as requested by a concerned party
Authentication of signatures
Verification of the date of documents
All declarations and affirmations according to the provisions of the Law*
*Law No. (11) of 2017 concerning the Notary Public in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi
The Wills Office can notarise non-Muslim wills for the below purposes:
Disposition of estate only'
Guardianship of minor children only; or
Disposition of estate and guardianship of minor children.
The Notary Public and Wills Office do not provide a probate service. Probate applications must be registered with ADJD here: https://www.adjd.gov.ae/EN/Pages/EServiceDirectory.aspx#