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If any document issued by authorities in India (such as birth and death certificates, affidavits, diplomas, marriage certificate and educational certificates issued by authorities in India ) are required to be presented to authorities in South Africa, these should be apostilled in India. For details, please check the website “Legalization of Documents” at http://www.mea.gov.in/legalization-of-documents.htm

How to Apply: - Download the Miscellaneous Services Form and submit along with:

» Self-attested copy of passport (first page and last page);

» Self-attested copy of visa/work permit/residence permit;

» if original degree/certificate is to be attested: (i) original and a photocopy duly attested by the General Administration Department of the concerned State/Ministry of Human Resource Department (HRD) and the Ministry of External Affairs, Consular Division, Patiala House, New Delhi (ii) Original and a photocopy of the Mark Sheet to be submitted along with Application.

» if copy of degree/certificate is to be attested: (i) original and two photocopies duly attested by the General Administration Department of the concerned State/Ministry of Human Resource Department (HRD) and the Ministry of External Affairs, Consular Division, Patiala House, New Delhi (ii) Original and two photocopy of the Mark Sheet to be submitted along with Application.

» Proof of Residential address in South Africa. This can be a copy of any one of the following:

» South African Driving license.

» Water or landline telephone bill displaying applicant’s address

» House Lease Agreement

» Identification Card

» Note: Bank/credit card/mobile phone statements are not accepted as residence proof

Any other document as specified by the Consular Officer;

» Fee: ZAR 425 [non-refundable] (Please see banking details for payment)

Note: Please carry originals of all the supporting documents to be presented to the Consular Officer (photocopies of which are to be attached with the application).One set of supporting documents and papers to be attested will be kept by the High Commission/Consulate

The High Commission/Consulate reserves the right to reject attestation of documents the contents of which are objectionable or contrary to the Rules.

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