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Document Legalisation Durban


The Hague Convention Apostille, (or simply Apostille, which is a French word that means, “certification”, is a procedure that simplifies the authentication and legalization of public documents so these documents can be valid for use internationally. The Apostille was introduced as an alternative to the old and long legalization process through The Hague Convention of October 5, 1961. The Apostille process under the Hague Convention aims to eliminate the lengthy legalization process and replace it with a single formality meaning once an Apostille certificate has been issued by a competent authority of the country where the document originate, no further legalization process is needed and the document becomes valid in all the 124 states that are signatories of the convention.

The Apostille process includes verifying the authenticity of the document and attaching an apostille certificate to it. The apostille certificate confirms the origin and authenticity of the document and ensures that it is recognized as a legal document in the country where it is being used. South Africa joined the Hague Apostille Convention on 3 August 1994 and it entered into force on 30 April 1995. The designated competent authorities to issue an
apostille in South Africa are the Registrar at the High Court and the Chief Directorate,

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If you are planning to use South African documents in a foreign country – such as corporate documents, academic certificates or personal ID documents – your receiving country may ask for them to be legalised or have an Apostille affixed to it. At Global-Apostille we provide a full-service and efficient end-to-end solution so your documents are recognised overseas. With the experience and skills we have accumulated over the years, through providing numerous South African nothing else, but quality Apostille of documents, we guarantee you that you will not regret choosing our services. Global-Apostille assures all its clients that their documents will be apostilled and returned back to them, with no typos or any errors whatsoever.

If you are in need of Apostille services in Cape town we can assist! We ensure that your important documents are properly certified in the least amount of time possible.

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Below is a list of common documents that qualify for the emergency apostille service.

Global-Apostille offer fast, efficient and seamless service to meet your expectation. Client confidentiality as paramount and endeavour to provide a first class service to our clients.

To find out more about our fast and reliable document legalisation service. Contact us at:


+27 12 348 3134


+27 81 347 6060


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Document Legalisation Cape Town
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Global Apostille service is a South African-based authentication and legalisation service provider that assists corporations and individuals in obtaining Apostilles and Embassy legalisation service for their personal and commercial documents in order to be eligible for use abroad.
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