Apostille and Translation

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Certified Translations of Apostilles | Dirco | Pretoria

Certified translations of apostilles for South African documents to be used abroad are required in many international situations. Indeed, South Africans who are emigrating from the country, seeking dual citizenship or a whole host of other international legal issues will require a large amount of documentation that needs to be authenticated and translated. Enter Certified […]

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Michelle Aspeling leaves the DIRCO’s Legalisation Section.

As the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) reopens its walk-in apostille service on Monday 11 March 2024, an important change is afoot: Ms Michelle Aspeling, a pillar of the DIRCO Legalisation Section who has been certifying South African documents for international recognition, is leaving the Legalisation Section. Michelle Aspeling’s signature has had a

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DIRCO Legalisation Section reopens its doors

Walk in services at the Legalisation Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) have now resumed after almost two years of pandemic-related closures. From Monday 11 March 2024, individuals who wish to apply for an Apostille certificate for their documents issued by South Africa will be able to access the service directly

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HPCSA medical certificate for Spain visa application

When seeking a visa to Spain, South Africans must submit a number of documents and supporting materials for the visa application. One of these essential documents is the HPCSA Medical Certificate, which plays a crucial role in the Spain visa application process. This post will shed light on everything you need to know about the

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Does an apostille need to be translated for Spanish visa?

As a South African document legalisation and sworn translation service based in Pretoria, we receive one particular question on an almost daily basis: “Does an apostille need to be translated for Spanish visa?” as we assist individuals with various vital records and other documents for Spanish Visa Applications in Pretoria, Johannesburg or Cape Town, and

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What documents do you need to travel with a child in South Africa?

Travelling with children is more than just going from one place to another; it’s about sharing experiences, learning, and creating lasting memories that shape their perspectives. If you’re travelling with a child and want to know, “What documents do you need to travel with a child in South Africa?”, this article will provide an overview

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South African document legalisation instructions for China

If you’re planning to use your South African documents in China, for business or personal reasons, the Chinese authorities may require your documents to be legalised with an Apostille before they can accept them. Therefore, South African citizens and companies need to be aware of the South African document legalisation instructions for China. However, navigating

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South African document legalisation instructions for Portugal

If you’re planning to use your South African documents in Portugal, for business or personal reasons, the Portuguese authorities may require your documents to be legalised with an Apostille before they can accept them. Therefore, South African citizens and companies need to be aware of the South African document legalisation instructions for Portugal. However, navigating

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South African document legalisation instructions for France

If you’re planning to use your South African documents in France, for business or personal reasons, the French authorities may require your documents to be legalised with an Apostille before they can accept them. Therefore, South African citizens and companies need to be aware of the South African document legalisation instructions for France. However, navigating

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South African document legalisation Instructions for the Netherlands

If you’re planning to use your South African documents in the Netherlands, for business or personal reasons, the Dutch authorities may require your documents to be legalised with an Apostille before they can accept them. Therefore, South African citizens and companies need to be aware of the South African document legalisation instructions for the Netherlands.

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