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Documents Accepted for Legalisation

  1. Original unabridged or full birth, marriage, and/or death certificates;
  2. Original (valid) letters of no impediment (marital status);
  3. Letter confirming an individual’s citizenship status (letters confirming naturalization)
  4. Renunciation letters as issued and duly signed and stamped by the authorised Home Affairs official.
  5. The original (valid) Police Clearance Certificate as issued, signed, and stamped by the South African Police Service (SAPS) – Criminal Record and Crime Scene Management [previously referred to as the Criminal Record Centre (CRC)].  (Note:  A Police Clearance Certificate is only valid for six (6) months from the date of issue.
  6. The original adoption papers signed and stamped by the relevant Presiding Officer / Commissioner of Child Welfare of the Children’s Court (Department of Justice and Constitutional Development) or the Registrar of Adoptions at the Department of Social Development.
  7. Original Confirmation Letters as issued (stamped and signed) by the Department of Transport – Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) confirming that the applicant holds a valid driver’s licence.  (Note: Road2Asia (Embassy Documents) cannot legalise actual driver’s licences.).

Documents Rejected for Legalisation

  1. Abridged certificates or computer printouts (in other words a shortened version of the unabridged certificate). The reason for this is that an abridged certificate is simply a computer printout and it does not contain the signature and stamp of the issuing authority.
  2. The marriage certificate as issued by the marriage officer will not be accepted for legalisation purposes. If you wish the marriage certificate to be legalised, then the original unabridged marriage certificate, as obtainable from the Department of Home Affairs will be required.
  3. Road2Asia (Embassy Documents) does not accept certified copies of i.e. birth, marriage, death certificates; police clearance certificates; letters of no impediment (marital status); proof of citizenship; travel documents or identity documents, etc.
  4. Road2Asia (Embassy Documents) also does not accept documents which was certified as a true copy of the original by a Commissioner of Oaths.

The cost is calculated per document and not per person.

What does legalisation mean and include?

This process entails the legalisation of your official identity, personal, travel, or business documents. It is necessary when you intend to use official documents abroad. This process is completed by The Department of International Relations and Cooperations (DIRCO). We divide documents into two (2) sub-categories namely “Apostille” and “Authentication”. Firstly, at Road2Asia we will pre-determine whether your documents require a certificate of Apostille or Authentication.

Secondly, we then submit your documents to DIRCO the same day that we receive them, given that it is before 10:00 (UCT+2). Furthermore, this service also includes FREE and SECURE Postnet to Postnet courier back to you (locally). The International Shipping cost is R900.00.

Upon successfully placing your order, a dedicated Road2Asia Agent will contact you requesting for you to courier all the required documentation to Postnet Waterkloof assigned to Road2Asia (Embassy Documents) | | (064) 543 1187.

Why choose Road2Asia to legalise on your behalf?

Being located near The Department of International Relations allow us to visit regularly. Therefore we understand the ins and outs of the entire process. Furthermore, Road2Asia can also provide regular feedback on the status of your application.

Current waiting period (June 2022): 4 – 5 weeks

Weight 2.0 kg
Dimensions 22.9 × 2 × 34.2 cm

The Department of International Relations and Cooperations (DIRCO)

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