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Poland student visa checklist for South Africans

In recent years, Poland has emerged as an attractive destination for South African students seeking higher education opportunities. With its world-class universities, excellent living conditions and affordable education, Poland has much to offer aspiring South African students. However, as with any study abroad destination, a Polish student visa is one of several hurdles that South …

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Apostille Convention now in effect in Canada

 In Summary Public documents with apostille certificates issued by a competent authority in the countries that are part of the Apostille Convention will be accepted by Canadian courts without the need for legalization. Private documents, such as powers of attorney from individuals or companies, still need to be notarized to become public documents. The apostille …

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Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Pretoria contact details

The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Pretoria, Gauteng is the diplomatic mission of the Republic of Korea in South Africa. On this page, you will find information on specific details such as the embassy of the Republic of Korea contact information, and web presence. The Embassy of the Republic of Korea in Pretoria …

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List of countries eligible for thee South African online visa

The South African online visa, also known as an eVisa or electronic visa, is a visa which you can apply for online. It lets a person travel to South Africa for either business or tourism purposes — and was created to boost the tourism industry in South Africa. The online visa simplifies and fast processes …

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South African phytosanitary certificate and plant passport

Importing plants and plant products into South Africa requires you to have a South African phytosanitary certificate and plant passport. This certification proves that the plants and plant products being exported have been declared compliant according to the phytosanitary regulations. Meaning they are not carrying any pests, which can bring harmful diseases into the country …

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DIRCO apostille processing time

Getting your documents apostilled is fairly an easy process, but the processing time is often a source of annoyance, and often takes longer than a person might like. DIRCO Apostille processing time on average can take up to 4 to 5 weeks, incomparable to the South African High Court which takes about a day.  South …

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HOW DO I GET MY DRIVER’S LICENCE CONFIRMATION IN SOUTH AFRICA?

A driver’s licence confirmation also called a driver’s licence certificate, serves as proof that you have a valid driver’s licence in South Africa. The driver’s licence confirmation also enables a person to convert their South African driver’s licence into another country’s driver’s licence. Not all countries accept South African driver’s licence, meaning that even if …

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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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LIST OF THE HAGUE APOSTILLE CONVENTION MEMBERS

The Hague Apostille Convention is also known as the Hague Convention of 5 October 1961, was formed to eliminate the old tedious and costly way of legalising foreign public documents and was replaced with one single formality of apostilling public documents. With this put in place all signatory states of the Hague Apostille Convention were …

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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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