Steps to Register Wills at the RAK ICC Wills and Probate Registry

PROTECT YOUR FAMILY & ASSETS BY REGISTERING A WILL THROUGH RAK ICC

As part of a one-of-a-kind partnership with Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC), now, non-Muslims may register their Wills under an internationally recognised common law through RAK ICC in order to guarantee asset distribution and guardianship appointment according to their exact wishes.

FOLLOW THE SIMPLE SEVEN STEPS TO REGISTER A WILL

  1. Decide the type of Will you wish to register:Full Will, Guardianship Will, Property Will, Business Owners Will or Financial Assets Will.
  2. Draft the Will using a DIFC Registered Wills Draftsman (https://difcwills.ae/register-wills-draftsmen/) or you may draft the Will yourself.
  3. Send for review the first draft of the Will to the RAK ICC Wills Section on wills@rakicc.com.
  4. Book an appointment for registration through wills@rakicc.com
  5. Testator attends the appointment with a copy of the Will, two witnesses, passport and ID.
  6. Make the payment for the Wills registration (payment is made on the day of appointment by credit card only).
  7. Your will is registered the same day.

Please note that a Mirror Will is whereby a husband and wife register two Wills with the same wording.

Useful Documents

Document Type
Extracts from the Registry Rules
Documents
Full Will
Full Will
Schedule 1 - Form of Will 1
PDF File DOCX File
Guardianship Will
Guardianship Will
Schedule 1 - Form of Will 2
PDF File DOCX File
Property Will
Property Will
Schedule 1 - Form of Will 3
PDF File
Business Owners Will
Business Owners Will
Schedule 1 – Form of Will 4
PDF File
Financial Assets Will
Financial Assets Will
Schedule 1 - Form of Will 5
PDF File
Guardianship Witness Statement (pro forma)
PDF File DOCX File
Will Registration Information Sheet (to be completed prior to appointment)
PDF File DOCX File

Rules

The DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules (effective 30 June 2019)
PDF File DOCX File
The Dispute Resolution Authority Order No. 3 of 2019 In Respect of the DIFC Courts’ Wills and Probate Registry Rules
PDF File
The Dispute Resolution Authority Order No. 2 of 2017 In Respect of the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry and the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules
PDF File
The Dispute Resolution Authority Order No. 1 of 2015 In Respect of the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules
PDF File

 

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