Transfer Certificate


Guidelines for the Transfer Certificate (for UAE) is issued in order to comply with the Abu Dhabi Department of Education and Knowledge (ADEK) regulations, and for us to register your child with ADEK, it is imperative that we receive a Transfer Certificate from your child’s previous school when joining after the month of May. Students joining KG 1, KG 2 or Grade 1 at the start of the Academic year (April) do not require a Transfer Certificate.

  • This Transfer Certificate must be in the official school letterhead.
  • The form needs to be completed on the last day of attendance of the child.
  • The form must be signed by the School Principal with an official school stamp.
  • The original certificate must be presented on the first day of school.

The validity of the Transfer Certificate is only for one month. Hence, the child should be enrolled in school within a month from the date of issue of the Transfer Certificate. Following details must be specified in the TC

  • Full Name of Child
  • Date of Birth
  • Commencement Date at School
  • Grade/Class on Leaving
  • Leaving Date at School
  • Curriculum Used


Children coming from other countries should have the original Transfer Certificate (TC) attested by: •Ministry of Education (from the country of TC origin)

  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs (from the country of TC origin)
  • UAE Embassy (from the country of TC origin)

Children coming from Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar & Oman must have their original certificates attested only by the Ministry of Education (from the country of TC origin). Please note, the corresponding year group is of vital importance and the Ministry of Education may refuse the child entry if the year group does not matching with that of the new school. Students joining from September must also submit a Grade statement for the First Term, issued from their previous school.