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Can the High Court Apostille Documents?

Apostille is a specialised term the general public is unaware of until it is required in specific scenarios when travelling. There is not enough information available on obtaining an apostille or the specifics on how to go about getting one as it is a specialised service. Consequently, one of the FAQs surrounding apostille is “Can …

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Where can I apostille documents in South Africa?

South Africa is a signatory of the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 Abolishing the Requirement of Legalisation for Foreign Public Documents, also known as the Apostille Convention, and is verified to issue apostilles. The Hague Convention is compiled for apostille documents to be valid in other signatory nations. The intention is to replace outdated …

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The list of documents for Apostille South Africa

Apostille is an official certificate that gets attached to documents so they will be recognized when presented in another country. South Africa joined the Hague Apostille Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents in the year 1995. For that reason, documents that were issued in the country, do not need diplomatic authentication or legalization …

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The difference between DIRCO and High Court Apostille

DIRCO and High Court Apostille. Purpose of the Apostille convention. The Apostille Convention was created to eliminate the lengthy legalisation process and replace it with a single formality. This process is known as Apostille and this is done by an authority designated by the State of origin called the Competent Authority. The authorities in South Africa are …

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