The consulates are extra diplomatic bodies established by countries which are large in size. These are formed only after establishing embassies in the foreign countries. So that many countries won’t be having consular offices where the embassies are situated. The UAE consulate in India is the representation of its government dealing with matters of residence in India and UAE that are related to the foreign affairs. UAE consulate is in charge of attestation of various documents and stamps the seal valid in the seven emirates of UAE. Abu Dhabi, Ajman, Dubai, Al Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah and Umm Al Quwain are the seven emirates. Indians who are planning to study, work or reside in the UAE get their certificates or documents related to issuance of passport/visa, birth, death and marriage completely attested by the consulate. When a person outside the above mentioned seven emirates wishes to work, study or reside in UAE attesting of different documents are mandatory. This is because the documents issued from India must get verified and attested by different government departments of India as directed by the UAE government. The documents to be finally attested by the consulate has to get verified by different other departments which varies depending on the type of the certificate or documents.