What type 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 that is Apostilled:


  • Permission to Travel – Parental consent for children to travel or visit overseas;

  • Powers of Attorney;

  • University degrees, diplomas, certificates, matric certificates, school rapport and academic transcripts certified by an authorised official or copies certified by a Notary Public;

  • Doctor and Dentist applications for overseas appointments;

  • Birth, Death and Marriage Certificates;

  • Foreign Adoption documentation;

  • Change of Name documents;

  • Marital status documents;

  • Letter of no impediment to marriage;

  • Land Transfer and mortgage documentation;

  • Incorporation documentation of South-African Company;

  • Incorporation documentation for Close Corporations;

  • Notarised copy of passport, drivers licence and other identity documents;

  • Divorce order;

  • Police clearance certificate;

  • Miscellaneous documents for use overseas

This list is not exhaustive. If you have a document not listed above which you require apostilled, contact or email us for free professional guidance or a no obligation quotation.

Louwrens Koen Attorneys

311 Eastwood Street, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Tel 087 0010 733

Cell: 084 316 3765

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