DIFC Will Preparation

End-to-end assistance for the drafting and registration of your DIFC Will

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About DIFC Wills

The DIFC Wills Service Centre was launched to serve the needs of non-Muslims who own property and/or reside in the UAE. One significant advantage of DIFC Wills is that the probate procedure is quick, easy, affordable, and conducted in English at the DIFC Courts. A complete legal framework for the registration of DIFC Wills is provided under the DIFC WPR Rules.

Why Choose Us?

Key reasons to prepare your DIFC Wills with us:

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100% online process
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Unlimited draft amendments
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Registration assistance
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Free probate assistance
How it Works?

An easy 3-step process to prepare your DIFC Wills:

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Step 1

Our lawyers will discuss with you on your specific needs and circumstances.

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Step 2

We will prepare a draft Will. You can request any amendments to the draft if necessary.

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Once you approve the draft, we will register your Will.

Pricing

Contact us to know the pricing details for DIFC Will preparation.

Starting fromAED 5,999.00AED 2,999.00

Documents Required

The following documents are required during the submission of your business license application:

For individual shareholders
  • Passport copy of the shareholder(s) and manager(s)
  • Latest UAE entry stamp/visit visa copy
  • Residence visa copy and Emirates ID of the shareholder(s) and manager(s) (for UAE residents)
  • Address proof of the shareholder(s) and manager(s)
  • Passport-sized photo of the shareholder(s) and manager(s)
For corporate shareholders
  • Memorandum of Association (MOA) and Article of Association (AOA)
  • Business license (for an existing company)
  • Board Resolution
  • Certificate of Incorporation
Why Register Wills at DIFC WSC?

Below we have mentioned and explained the reasons to register a Will at the DIFC WSC:

Remote registration process

Wills can be registered remotely over a video conference call with an officer at the DIFC WSC. As part of this process, the testator has to simply attend the meeting along with two (2) witnesses and provide electronic signatures.

No Arabic translation required

DIFC Wills are registered in English and do not require the additional step of Arabic translation.

Simplified probate

DIFC Courts are known for a simplified and transparent probate process. Notably, the probate is conducted in English, and ensures the executor of a seamless procedure in obtaining the Grant of Probate.

Reasonable amendment fee

A DIFC Will can be amended post registration, and this requires a nominal fee to be paid.
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Frequently Asked Questions
What is a DIFC Will?
A DIFC Will is a Will that is registered at the DIFC Wills Service Centre (formerly DIFC Wills & Probate Registry). Such a legal document is registered in English and can be only made by non-Muslims in the UAE.
How can I complete Will registration at DIFC?
Firstly, a prior appointment for the online registration needs to be scheduled with the DIFC WSC. On the scheduled date, the testator and two (2) witnesses must join an online call with an officer at DIFC WSC, and provide their e-signatures. Once the registration is complete, the Wills shall be uploaded on DIFC’s online portal.
Who is the executor of a DIFC Will?
The executor is an individual selected by the testator (the individual making the Will) to implement the wishes included in the Will. The executor holds the responsibility of ensuring that the deceased person’s assets are passed on to the rightful heir.
Does Will registration at DIFC require witnesses?
Yes, you need to bring along two (2) individuals for witnessing during the registration of the Will.