FAQ

FAQs
  • A Power of Attorney is a legal document that authorizes one or more individuals or entities, called an agent, to act on behalf of the person or entity that gives the Power of Attorney, known as the principal, in the event that the principal cannot act or make those decisions due to various reasons such as busy schedule, being outside the country, illness or not having enough knowledge in a particular field etc. So, a Power of Attorney (also known as a POA) allows you to give legal permission to some individuals entity to act on your behalf for Realestate, Finances, Legal matters..etc.

  • A Power of Attorney can be general, known as general power of attorney, that gives broad and usually unlimited powers, or it can be specific purposes called special power of attorney, that gives only specified and limited powers to your agent. Thus a Power of Attorney is a quite flexible document that can be tailored to your specific needs. That is where OnlinePOA.ae expert team gives you ultimate professional services to meet your General or Specific needs.

  • Yes, you can Authorise one or more Individuals as Agents or even Appoint a Company/Legal entity as your Agent. The powers of the Agents has to be clearly specified if they are allowed to act singly or jointly. If not specifically mentioned then they need to represent always as jointly to be the Agents.

  • A Power of Attorney expires in any of the following situations:

    • The accomplishment and execution of the subject that the Power of Attorney had been issued for.
    • If the principal or the agent dies.
    • If the end of the term is specified in the POA.
    • It the POA is revoked by the principal.
    • If the agent quits voluntarily.
  • Power of Attorney can be given for various reasons depending on your situation and needs. To name some, you can issue a Power of Attorney, if:

    • You travel a lot and want someone to represent you in your absence.
    • You have properties and want to appoint an agent to manage and look after them; or even buying and selling of movable and immovable assets.
    • You want to appoint someone to handle your day-to-day personal and business dealings.
    • You are a business owner and want to grant certain powers to a Manager to run the business on your behalf.
    • Your kids travel to other country without you (i.e. legal guardian).
  • For a Power of Attorney to be valid in the UAE, it has to be prepared either in Arabic or English with certified Arabic translation and has to be notarized (i.e. signed personally by the principal before the Notary Public) in the UAE. If a POA is executed in another country, it has to be attested by the UAE Embassy in the country of origin and by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the UAE.

  • The process of notarization of a Power of Attorney in UAE is as follows:

    1. Prepare POA in Arabic OR in English with official Arabic translation
    2. The principal (i.e. the person who is giving the Power of Attorney) shall visit one of the Notary Public offices and bring with him/her the following documents:
      • Passport of the Principal (Original + Copy)
      • Emirates ID of the Principal (for UAE Residents
      • Passport Copy of the Agent
      • Power of Attorney (at least 3 copies)
      • If the principal and/or the agent is a legal entity, then it would be required to provide additional documents such as trade license copy, Memorandum of Association copy or other documents depending on the type of the POA.
    3. Pick up your ticket from the reception
    4. Sign a Power of Attorney in front of the Notary Public
    5. Proceed to the registration counter and pay the fees
    6. The Notary Public signs and attests the Power of Attorney
    7. Your POA is authenticated and can be used now
  • Yes. You can revoke a Power of Attorney anytime giving it unless the Power of Attorney is irrevocable.

  • Yes. A Power of Attorney issued by a company is a legal document made by a company that authorises a person (the “agent”) to act on its behalf and/or sign certain documents on its behalf.

  • Your agent (a person acting on your behalf) can be anyone who is sound and at least eighteen years old. You may want for your agent to be a family member, a trusted, long-time friend or professional, such as your lawyer, doctor or accountant. You may grant power of attorney to more than one agent.

    Before you start, discuss why you’re creating the Power of Attorney with the person you choose, how long you expect them to serve as your agents, and how much they’ll be paid, if anything. These terms can be specified in a separate document. Having a conversation with your agents before creating a Power of Attorney is very crucial as it can help prevent misunderstandings after you grant the Power of Attorney.

  • OnlinePOA.ae is a dedicated firm offering Power of Attorney drafting services in Dubai. Our professional team members/lawyers make sure to customize it according to your needs and circumstances. Our objective is to make it possible for you to quickly and easily get your Power of Attorney prepared by a lawyer without leaving your home/office without incurring much cost and get is even Notarised online even without paying a physical visit to the Notary public. Thus our services include:

    • Preparing UAE law complaint Power of Attorneys
    • Delivering your POA to your home/office in Dubai
    • Accompanying you at the Notary Public office during notarization.
    • Online POA notarisation assistance.
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