CONSULAR SERVICES

IAS provides Attestation services of various documents. Officials from the Indian Consulate Dubai visit the Association on Fridays and Tuesday evenings and render the attestation service. This service is available at Indian Association Sharjah only on Fridays. Documents for attestation can be submitted at the Association Counter on Friday and Tuesday evenings. The submission counter will work only up to 10.30 am on Fridays and 5.30 pm to 7.30 pm on tuesdays. Priority tokens will be issued on first come first served basis. Documents complete in all respects only will be accepted at the counter. Submission of document does not ensure attestation. It is at the sole discretion of the Consul in charge of attestation. Attestation service is from 9.00 am to 11.30 am on Fridays.

All enquiries on attestation services may be directed to :
The Consulate Coordinator
Indian Association Sharjah
Tel: 06-5610845
Fax: 06-5610805
Email: apro@iassharjah.com

Following are the details of IAS Consular Services.

  1. For each Consular Service the Personal Presence of the Executant with Original Documents and Passport is necessary.
  2.  Photocopies of each document and passport is also necessary (First, last Address and valid visa page)
  3.  Documents need to be signed in presence of the Consular Officer.
  4. Two Passport size photographs of the Executant are necessary for Will and Power of Attorney.
  5. All the documents will be issued after service on the service day (Friday).
  6. The Executant should be prepared to produce any other relevant document demanded by the Consular Officer
  7. If the Consular Officer refuses the services on any applications received at the counter for any relevant additional document, The Association will not be responsible for it.

ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTS MAY BE NEEDED DEPENDING UPON THE DOCUMENTS PRESENTED FOR ATTESTATION

 

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NORKA

Indian Association Sharjah has been recognized by NORKA as one of its overseas centres. Efforts are underway to establish a full-fledged office of NORKA in our campus and to start operations

 

SAKSHARATHA MISSION

Indian Association Sharjah is one of the nodal centres selected by the Government of Kerala Education Department for the Class 10 and 12 Equivalency Examination conducted by the Kerala State Saksharatha Mission.

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BLS

Goverment of India has outsourced the Indian Passport & Visa service. Now application for new Indian passports/ visas  and renewal of Indian passports are handled by BLS only. They have a counter at IAS premises. Contact No: is 06-5216805.

SHUTTLE BADMINTON CLUB

IAS members and non-members can register to be a member of IAS Shuttle badminton club. Based on availability of space and timing slots will be alloted.

IAS HEALTH SERVICES

 o   Annual health checkup camps and test services are organized in partnership with reputed clinics and service providers for the welfare of the Indian community members.

o   Annual blood donation camps are conducted in association with the blood bank services of the Ministry of Health UAE.

o   Health care services are extended to distressed community member so as to support them for illness or chronic ailments requiring high end medical and health care facilities.

o   Support is provided to expat Indians (NRI) particularly who are stranded in UAE due to legal or health issues by way of providing exit passes and air tickets as per the advice of the officials of the Indian Consulate and the decision of the IAS Management.

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COMMUNITY & CONFERENCE HALLS

IAS Community Hall and Conference Hall ares alloted on rent for conducting programmes subject to the approval of the local authorities. Programmes of religions nature, prayer and which are against the local rules are not permitted.

For booking of halls IAS Office Secretary may be contacted. 

Application Forms

Sworn Affidavit Forms

CREMATORIUM SERVICES

H.H. Dr. Sheikh Sultan Bin Mohamed Al Qassimi, Supreme Council member and Ruler of Sharjah has been kind and considerate enough to provide us land for the construction of a Crematorium for cremation of the Hindu/Sikh community members enabling the rites to be conducted in a clean and serene atmosphere and giving a hon’ble send off to the soul of the deceased as per custom. This facility is now enjoyed by people of other nationalities in UAE also.

Indian Association Sharjah has become a centre to address all the different issues connected with the personal, community and social life of the Indian Community in Sharjah and the whole of UAE. The number of community members availing the facilities of the Association are many. We take inspiration in our service to the Indian Community. Let us all join hands together and work together for providing all support to the members of the community. 

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 LIBRARY SERVICES

The Indian community members can become members of the Library functioning from the IAS by paying a onetime membership subscription fee. The collection of books available in the library is constantly reviewed and the books purchased as per the requirements and suggestions of the members. The books are available to for reading and is issued to members. The library aims to provide e-learning and information services to its members later at nominal charges.

DISTRESS ADVISORY COUNSELING 

   Professional advisory and effective counseling services are offered to the community members and people in distress or facing hardships, labor or employment, health and family issues, and overstay. Such members of the community are given a patient listening and sincere efforts are made to render right kind of advisory, legal and visa related advisory to enable them to support and overcome their situations through mutual dialogue and interaction with the Consulate officials, Immigration and Labor authorities and Local Sponsors of the subject in UAE.

CAREERS & OPPORTUNITIES

   IAS is a community based organization and promotes Indo – Arabic friendship and offers excellent career opportunities to aspiring Social Workers, Community Development and Management professionals who wish to make a difference to themselves, community members and the community at large. IAS owns and manages the Sharjah Indian School and offers exciting career opportunity for Teachers, Student Counselors, Psychologists, Academicians, Finance and Accounting, HR Management and administration professionals, giving unlimited opportunities for creating excellence and best practices in the community service industry.  

 Qualified and Trained professionals find exciting and rewarding opportunities for learning and career advancement that competes with some of the best managed organizations in the region.

 The dedication and loyalty exhibited by the teachers/academicians and the students who passed through the annals of the school, stand testimony for the Management’s commitment to nurture talent and develop future leaders for the community.

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