What is a Document Certified?
A ‘certified copy’ of an original document is a copy that has been verified as being a true copy of an original document such as a: birth certificate. driver’s license. passport.
Where Can I Get Document Certified In South Africa?
You can have copies of original documents certified at any police station, at any time. The certification of copies is done free of charge. You must provide your own copies.
Who can certify a document in South Africa?
Who can certify documents in South Africa? Typically, the list will include notaries, attorneys, advocates, and commissioners for oaths. In some instances, it includes a wide range of persons including accountants and magistrates.
How long does it take to authenticate documents in South Africa?
South African High Court
The High Court is one of the departments that issue Apostille Certificates. It can take any time between a day to 5 days to have your document apostilled. This is because they allow walk-ins, where you can personally submit your documents, with no appointment needed.
How much does it cost to notarize a document in South Africa?
How much does it cost to notarise a document in South Africa?
|R850 PER DOCUMENT
|Apostille at High Court
|SAPS Police Clearance (from SA or abroad)
|R160 PER DOCUMENT
|Notary Copy by Notary Public
|Certifications (by Commissioner of Oaths)