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Visa Medical Certificate - South Africa

Visa Medical Certificate - South Africa-pretoria-capetown-durban-johannesburg-2024

Visa Medical Certificate Apostille , also known as Medical Report of Good Health Apostille, is required for visa applications and verifies the authenticity of a medical certificate issued in South Africa. The Visa Medical Certificate states that no further vaccinations or medical procedures are required before you leave South Africa and is in compliance with the International Health Regulations (2005).

Medical Certificates can be used as evidence of your health or well-being and are required when seeking employment or applying for a visa from South Africa to Spain, Taiwan or worldwide.

Our apostille service will ensure your Medical Certificate  is certified at HPCSA and officially legalised with the DIRCO apostille certificate so that the document will be accepted in an official capacity abroad.

Our Visa Medical Certificate Apostille service includes:

Turnaround time:

  • Five (5) working days


  • Verification & Submission of the documents by hand to the HPCSA: R 1750.00
  • Dirco Apostille: R 1850.00


How to order an full certification for your Visa Medical Certificate?

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Step one:

Visit a medical practitioner and request a medical certificate confirming that you are in good health. Your own GP or any private doctor in South Africa registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA) can provide the medical certificate.

Step two:

Deliver to our office or send us the  medical certificate. We recommend the courier guy services for fast delivery.

Step three:

On receipt of your medical certificate, the team will assess your Visa Medical  Certificate  and give you are personalised and detailed quotation. Our payment terms are 50% on acceptance of the quotation and 50% on collection.

Step four:

We process the service upon receipt of payment and notify you within five (5) business days of receipt of the authenticated Visa Medical Certificate.


In-Person: Once processed, you can collect your Visa Medical Certificate Apostille from our offices in Pretoria.

By Courier: If you’re located outside Gauteng or South Africa, we can arrange a reliable courier service to deliver the letter on to your doorstep. Fees apply

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Frequently Asked Questions about Visa Medical Certificate Apostille

Gathering the proper paperwork to get  an apostille in South Africa can be confusing. We understand that working with the government and the all necessary paperwork can feel overwhelming. But don’t worry; we are here to answer your questions regarding the apostille process. We are asked a lot of questions and wanted to share some with you

If the doctor who issued the medical certificate is not registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa, the HPCSA will reject the visa medical certificate. To avoid unnecessary delays, always check with the doctor that he/she is indeed registered with the HPCSA.

2 to 3 working days if the medical practitioner is registered with the Health Professions Council of South Africa (HPCSA).

The Visa Medical Certificate is valid for 90 days (3 months) – this period is set by international guidelines.

The medical certificate is different from the Covid-19 vaccination certificate. These documents have different purposes and test for different diseases.

It’s a legal requirement. Medical certificates must be authenticated and verified by a legal authority to prove their authenticity.

Any country that is a member of the Hague Convention will accept an apostille certificate from South Africa without further legalisation. Find a list here.

In South Africa, Apostilles certificates  are provided by the South African High Courts and the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) located in Pretoria.

We offer one of the fastest turnaround times in the industry so that you can get your authenticated Visa Medical Certificate quickly and without any stress. We are able to accommodate most requirements, so if you cannot find the answers to your questions from our Q&A below, simply contact us and we will provide you with feedback. We respond to all emails within 30 minutes.

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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