An Apostille is a certificate issued by a designated authority, a notary public such as Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated , in a country where the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement for Legalization of Foreign Public Documents, Apostille Convention, is in force.
Virtually any public document can be legalised by an Apostille Certificate.
Here is a list of Popular South-African Public Documents that is Apostilled:
The list is not exhaustive.
Legalising South-African Academic Credentials, Certificates, Degrees, Diplomas, Academic Transcripts and School records for use outside the borders of South-Africa.
South-African Academic Credentials intended for use in another country must be "Appostilled", "authenticated" or "legalized" in order to be recognized as valid in the foreign country.
The number and type of authentication certificates you will need depend on the nature of the document and whether or not the foreign country is a party to the multilateral treaty on "legalization" of documents.
We provide authentication (legalisation) services on Educational documents that will be used in foreign countries which service could inter alia include:
Contact us for all your notarial requirements and expert legal advice.
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