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Apply for ‘Leaving Studies’ Certificate

Through this service, students and parents of Public Schools or Adult Education (night school and home school) who are enrolled in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi can apply for a ‘Leaving Studies’ Certificate, which states that a student has abandoned their studies. ADEC typically only offers this service to Public School or Adult Education students. In some cases (please see note below), we are also able to offer this service to Private School students.
Important Note: Private school students and parents are only eligible to apply for this service via ADEC’s Customer Service Centers if their private school is permanently closed.

Process Steps

Public School or Adult Education (night school or home school) students and parents can apply for the attested certificate online or at one of the ADEC Customer Service Centers / TAMM Centers .
The attested certificate can be requested online. To apply online, please follow the below steps:
1.     Click on the online services link and register / login. You will need to use your Abu Dhabi eGovernment Gateway  account to login
2.     Add the relevant service request(s) and submit order
3.     Provide information on delivery location
4.     Enter credit card information for payment processing
5.     Receive the requested documentation via courier to specified delivery location
To access the online service, please click here .
Static Services
Please follow the below steps when applying for this certificate at one of the ADEC Customer Service Centers / TAMM Centers:
1.     Visit any of the ADEC Customer Service Centers / TAMM Centers
2.     Take the relevant ticket from the queuing machine and wait for your ticket number to be called
3.     Once your number is called, inform the customer service representative of the request to apply for the attested certificate
4.     Provide the customer service representative with the name of the relevant student, grade number, name of the school, and academic year (provide the student number if available)
5.     Present your valid Emirates ID card (the student’s or parent’s Emirates ID card must be presented)
6.     Pay the applicable attestation fees
7.     Collect the issued and attested certificate (this can be received in-person or via courier according to your preference)

Required Documents

Required Document
Special Consideration
Student’s or Parent’s original Emirates ID card (Static Services)
The original Emirates ID card of the student or parent is required to validate the identity of the requester


Service Type
Fee Value (in AED)
Leaving Studies Certificate attestation fee



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