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Document Notarisation South Africa

Document Notarisation South Africa – All You Need to Know About the Process

In South Africa, the notarisation of documents is often seen as a necessary step in the complicated world of legal documents. The majority of notarial services deal with paperwork that is required for international use, indeed the notarisation of documents in South Africa allows for the official or legal use of written documents. The requirements […]

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Glossary of Apostille Terms in South Africa

This glossary of apostille terms in South Africa has been created to help clarify terms commonly used in the document legalisation process in South Africa. When a document from South Africa is to be used in another country for a legal or business matter, the receiving country will sometimes require that the document be legalised.

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What is the difference between a notary and an apostille in South Africa

What is the difference between a notary and an apostille in South Africa? It is easy to get the two confused, especially if you are a first-time traveller and need to get your documents authenticated. They both authenticate public documents but are different in the sense that notarised documents are only valid in South Africa and

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DOCUMENT LEGALIZATION – CHINA JOINED APOSTILLE CONVENTION

China has become the latest country to adopt the Hague Convention Abolishing the Requirement of Legalization for Foreign Public Documents, which is also commonly referred to as the Apostille Convention or the Hague Convention. China has been a member of the Hague Conference since 1987, but has long failed to ratify the Apostille Convention and

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IS SOUTH AFRICA A SIGNATORY TO THE APOSTILLE CONVENTION

South Africa is a signatory to the Apostille convention also known as the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961. Being a member state of the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961 means that all signatory countries use one single legal formality to apostille public documents for legal use in other countries. This way of apostilling

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WHERE CAN I GET AN APOSTILLE STAMP IN SOUTH AFRICA?

The word apostille is from the French language and known as an official certificate or stamp, that a person can request from the government, in order to use their public documents overseas. These documents include birth, death or marriage certificates, degree, diplomas and matric certificates, police clearance certificates, etc. The apostille stamp helps authenticate an

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