Question: Why do I need a sponsorship declaration and what is
the procedure to get it attested?
Answer: Sponsorship declaration is required by the Indian
Immigration at some of the Indian Airports to support the travel and
stay in UAE. The following is required to make a sponsorship
• Personal presence of the person making the
• Valid passport in original with photocopy
(first / last and valid visa page) of the applicant.
• Passport copy of the person who is being
sponsored along with the visa copy.
• Proof to show relationship of the person being
sponsored with the person making the declaration. (*a lady is not
allowed to be sponsored unless she is a wife / dependant daughter /
sister of the person sponsoring her).
• Salary certificate of the person sponsoring
(English translation of all certificates in Arabic, is mandatory).
• In case the sponsorship declaration is executed
for sponsoring the spouse of the executant, copy of the marriage
certificate have to be attached.
• All affidavit/declaration/documents made on
behalf of wife/children/wifes relatives spouse name needs to be
endorsed in each others passport.
Sponsorship Declaration to be executed by a Foreign National
A UAE National executing the Sponsorship Declaration, have to produce
an undertaking issued by the local court stating that the sponsor will
take care of the sponsored person during his / her stay in the UAE.
This undertaking has to be attested by the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, Dubai/ Sharjah. The sponsor also has to produce his / her
A Foreign National (other than a UAE national) has to get his / her
photo and signature attested by the Consulate / Embassy concerned in
the UAE and the same to be countersigned by the Ministry of Foreign
Affairs, Dubai/Sharjah. The sponsor also has to produce his income
Attestation Fee Dh 55
*Additional documents may be needed depending upon the documents
presented for attestation. Document is processed the same day within
45-60 minutes on submission
Submission Centre Address:
IVS Global Services
Private Limited, Unit 201-201, 2nd floor, Business Atrium Building,
Opposite Al Nasr Club, Oud Metha, Dubai, Near Prime Supermarket, next
to big parking area.
Tel: +971 4357 9585,
Timing: 8am to 3:30pm
Sunday to Thursday
Nearest Metro Station: Oud
Metha (Green Line)
Bus Stop: Oud Metha.
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