Attestation Of Document Certificate, Authentication, Legalization, Embassy Verification Services In South Africa, Attesting All South African Documents Like:

Birth/ Death/ Marriage/ Educational, Academic Certificates/ Police-Clearance/ Medical reports/ Power of Attorneys/ Contracts/ Trade-documents/ Trade Documents, Matric/ School certificates For China, Taiwan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, UAE/ Dubai/ Abudhabi, U.K and Many More

Attestation is basically the authentication of South African documents for use in Middle Eastern countries such as the UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Oman.

The processing time for the attestation of documents is approximately 3 – 7 working days and is largely dependent on the documents which are required to be attested and the country that they are required to be attested for.

We have a office in Pretoria specialising in the attestation of documents for use in the Middle East and will take care of all of your attestation requirements.

Documents we can Attest

  • Home Affairs Documents (Birth and Marriage Certificates, Letters of Non-Impediment, Etc)
  • Academic documents (Degrees, Diplomas, Matric certificates, etc)
  • Police Clearance Certificates
  • Medical Reports
  • Passport Copies, Letters, Notarised Powers of Attorney, Divorce Orders, Etc
  • Contracts and Trade / Shipping Documents

Where can Documents be Attested?

The majority of documents that are required to be attested can only be attested in Pretoria as this is where DIRCO (The Department of International Relations and Cooperation a.k.a Foreign Affairs) is located.

In order for documents to be attested they have to go to one or more of the following places:

  • Notary Public and the High Court
  • Departments of Basic and Higher Education as well as Umalusi
  • HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa)
  • The Relevant Embassy / Consulate


Popular Places and  Attestation Requirements

Documents Authentication has come to know which documents are most often required to be attested for certain countries by our clients, which Documents Authentication have decided to list below. This is just a guideline and we do recommend that you still communicate with your recruiter / employer or the relevant authorities for your specific requirements as this can differ/change.


United Arab Emirates Attestation
Highest Qualification Certificate (Eg. Degree)
Marriage and Birth Certificates
Matric Certificate

Qatar Attest Attestation
Highest Qualification documents (Eg. Degree + Transcripts + University Letter)
Police Clearance Certificate
Marriage and Birth Certificates

Kuwait Attestation
Highest Qualification Certificate (Eg. Degree)
Marriage and Birth Certificates
Medical Reports
Police Clearance Certificate
Visa and Passport

Authentication |  Attestation | Notarisations | Police Clearances

Documents Couriered to
anywhere in the world:

Courier Services:
Normal Courier Services
Express courier services

Places we Courier to:
African Countries
Middle Eastern Countries
Western Countries

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