What types of document can be authenticated by an Apostille Certificate?

Virtually any public document can be legalised by an Apostille Certificate. Here is a list of popular South-African Public Documents...

  • Consent letter for children to travel or visit overseas
  • Powers of Attorney
  • TEFL 
  • Academic Qualifications. University Degrees, Diplomas, Matric, and Secondary School, certificates and transcripts certified by the appropriate government department or copies certified by a Notary Public
  • Doctor and Dentist applications for overseas appointments
  • Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates
  • Change of Name documents
  • Letter of No Impediment to Overseas Marriage
  • Statutory Declarations, Affidavits signed before a Notary Public
  • Probate, Letters of Administration
  • Land Transfer documents
  • Affidavits, sworn Statements, and depositions sworn before an South-African Notary Public
  • CIPC documents. Certificate of Incorporation of South African Company issued by CIPC and miscellaneous original company documents including Notarial Certificates of Good Standing in respect of South-African company
  • Notarised copy of Passport, Drivers Licence and other identity documents
  • Certificate of Divorce issued by the South-African Courts
  • Police Clearance Certificates ("no criminal record") issued by SAPS
  • Miscellaneous notarised documents for use overseas

This list is not exhaustive. If you have a document not listed above which you require apostilled, email us for free professional guidance.