General Power of Attorney

Authorizes another individual with broad powers to buy any assets and real estate property, manage and lease real estate property, set up businesses/companies, represent before any third parties and government departments, banks and utility providers (such as electricity and water authority, Etisalat and du) and appoint lawyers.

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How to make a UAE recognised power of attorney

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We will prepare your sample or draft POA and finalize it after your approval.

We will deliver the originals to you with signing instructions.

 

Pricing Packages

General Power of Attorney
Most Frequently Ordered
Compare our Power of Attorney packages and pricing.
Basic
AED549
AED349
Regular
AED749
AED549
VIP
AED1099
AED899
(End-to-end service with signing assistance at Notary Public)
General Power of Attorney
Preparation in 8 working hours
Your power of attorney is prepared within 8 working hours of the order.
Delivery to your location
Delivery in the basic package is done in digital format by email and it is acceptable to the Notary Public.
Drafting in Arabic
Drafting in English
Amended to suit your requirements
Any number of amendments made to reflect your specific needs.
Unlimited free consultation
This consultation is provided over the phone.
Assistance at Notary Public in Dubai
This service is available in Dubai only.
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General Power of Attorney
Basic
AED549
AED349

Preparation in 8 working hours

Delivery to your location

Drafting in Arabic

Drafting in English

Amended to suit your requirements

Unlimited free consultation

Assistance at Notary Public in Dubai

VIP
AED1099
AED899
(End-to-end service with signing assistance at Notary Public)

Preparation in 8 working hours

Delivery to your location

Drafting in Arabic

Drafting in English

Amended to suit your requirements

Unlimited free consultation

Assistance at Notary Public in Dubai

 

Description and Powers

Description

A general power of attorney is typically used to handle general everyday needs in the UAE in situations where someone cannot personally handle his/her affairs and wishes to authorize another person to carry out tasks on his/her behalf.

Powers included

A general power of attorney in the UAE typically includes powers to:

  • Purchase and manage real estate property and other assets
  • Set up businesses/companies
  • Represent before third parties, government departments and banks etc.
  • Represent before Etisalat, du, DEWA and other utility service providers
  • Represent in legal affairs and appoint lawyers
  • Purchase shares in companies
  • Sign contracts and other documents

Power to sell assets or real estate

1. Emirates of Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain

As a matter of practice, a general power of attorney with powers to sell assets or real estate property is permitted to be signed before a Notary Public in the above Emirates so long as the principal and agent (attorney) share one of the following relationships:

  1. Husband and wife
  2. Father and child
  3. Siblings

For all other relationships, a special power of attorney is required to be signed for the sale of assets or real estate property in Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah, Fujairah, Ajman and Umm Al Quwain.

2. Emirate of Abu Dhabi

In Abu Dhabi, a general power of attorney is not allowed to include any powers to sell any assets. Hence, a special power of attorney may be required to authorise someone to sell any assets, real estate property, vehicles or shares in companies etc.

Note: The powers included in general power of attorney may remain subject to change in different Emirates from time to time without notice. In addition, there may be specific requirements by third parties or Government Departments to prepare special power of attorney in respect of the sale of assets.

 
Government Departments

We can help you with the processes in the following government departments.

Dubai Economy Department
Dubai Courts
UAE Ministry of Economy
UAE Ministry of Labour
abu dhabi Judiciary department
RTA
Land Department
RERA
Ministry of Justice UAE
Ministry of Foreign Affairs UAE