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Renowned as the go-to provider for Immigration and Citizenship services, BVS Global proudly holds its solid stance. Reach out to us for trusted Verification, Travel Documentation, and Apostille Services in South Africa.

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South Africa is a country known for its multi-ethnic society. It is called a Rainbow nation due to this cultural diversity. This newly industrialized country has a thriving upper-middle income economy. Pretoria is the executive capital, Bloemfontein is the judicial capital, and Cape Town is the legislative capital of this country. Every year, many people plan to go out of South Africa for various reasons. They should get their documents properly apostilled for a smooth transition. BVS Global holds the expertise of handling this entire process legitimately to speed up the process of attestation/apostille.
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In South Africa, the internationally accepted principles of Hague Convention are in force. Due to this, a standard procedure is specified for the public documents in this country. These documents should be attested and certified by the designated authorities in the state-level departments and ministries in both the countries. This stamp or seal validates the authenticity of signatures done on the submitted documents. They authenticate the authority of persons who’ve signed these documents

What is South African Legalization or Attestation?

Legalization or Attestation is the process by which government authorities officially endorse a document assuring the receiving country or organization of its authenticity. Likewise, it typically involves two or three levels of attestations across government departments in both countries for South Africa documents.

Why do you need certificate attestation and Legalization?

We provide South Africa document legalization or Apostille, for any type of South Africa issued documents for use in any country. However, the process may vary depending on the document and the laws of the origin & destination country. The South Africa Ministry of Foreign Affairs stamp can be replaced by an Apostille, if the origin and destination countries are part of Hague convention 1961. Original certificates required for some countries; a true copy / certified copy would suffice for attestation.

Acceptance or rejection of documents is solely based on discretion of the government authorities concerned. Furthermore, the requirements and processes vary often depending on the government department’s policies, terms and conditions. Please contact our customer service officer for updated fee structure and more information on legalization.

Process & Requirements

The Process of document Attestation, Apostille and legalization services in South Africa:

A proper procedure is applicable for attesting documents in South Africa. Firstly, you need the original copies of the required documents (scanned copies would suffice in some cases) along with a copy of your passport, a declaration form, and power of attorney if applicable. Accordingly, the process of Legalization, Attestation, apostille comprises:

Requirements for attesting South Africa documents
  1. Original certificate(s) or scanned copies (in some cases)
  2. Valid Passport copy
  3. Declaration form
  4. Power of Attorney (if required)
Attesting personal documents like birth certificate, marriage certificate in South Africa
  • Legal Translation from South Africa (If necessary)
  • Notary in South Africa
  • Department of International Relations  and Foreign affairs in South Africa or an Apostille
  • Embassy or consulate in South Africa
Attesting educational documents like degree certificate, diploma certificate in South Africa
  • Legal Translation from South Africa (If necessary)
  • Ministry of Education in South Africa
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs in South Africa or an Apostille
  • Embassy or consulate in South Africa
Attesting commercial documents like incumbency, invoice, memorandum, articles of association in South Africa
  • Concerned authority or Govt. department or Chamber of Commerce in South Africa
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs in South Africa or an Apostille
  • Embassy or consulate in South Africa
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Example of South Africa certificate attestation or legalization procedure for use in UAE

Certificate attestation or Legalization Procedure of South Africa document, to be used in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Originally issued in South Africa.

Documents of South Africa origin – such as Personal, Educational, and Commercial documents have to be attested from the Ministry of foreign affairs (MOFA) UAE. Prior to the Ministry of foreign affairs UAE, the document needs to be attested by a notary or ministry of education, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and UAE Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa.

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Why We’re Special

Why Choose BVS Global?

Let us convince you to choose BVS Global for your Travel Documentation, Immigration and Citizenship services in South Africa.
Assured Security

Rely on our commitment to document safety and precision, guaranteeing a trustworthy attestation process in South Africa and fulfilling various essential procedures.

Spanning Experience

With a history spanning over three decades, our substantial experience serves as the backbone for our global services, both now and in the future years to come.

International Presence

Our business operations cater to a global client demographic, offering services related to Citizenship, Immigration, and Travel Visas in over 180 nations.

Client Satisfaction

Your needs are our priority. We specialize in service solutions, meeting both business and personal requirements for exceeding your expectations.

Efficient Servicing

Count on our adept handling for swift completion of time-conscious documentation and verification processes.


What Our Clients Say



BVS Global’s attention to detail and swift handling of our document verification was truly commendable. Their professionalism made our immigration process seamless and stress-free.
Lerato Ndlovu

South Africa



I highly recommend BVS Global for their exceptional service. Their expertise in attestation and their personalized approach exceeded my expectations. They made the complex process simple and efficient.
Thabo Botha

South Africa



Working with BVS Global was a pleasure. Their team’s dedication to ensuring accuracy and security in document legalization was evident. They are the go-to choice for anyone seeking reliable and expedited services.

Nomvula Dlamini

South Africa

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We offer our experience to make legalization as simple as it can be. our experts are well-trained to handle this process smoothly. In addition to that, they can provide Attestation and Apostille in Bhutan after considering the requisite parameters. Furthermore, we provide a comprehensive suite of legalization /Apostille services that include consulate or embassy legalization, Apostille from the member nations of Hague Convention 1961, and attestation from the state governments and ministries. Most importantly, we can manage the attestation of every type of document needed for your international endeavors.

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BVS Global has years of experience in handling attestation of valuable certificates and documents legitimately, keeping in mind the security concerns and customer requirements. Most importantly, we can manage the attestation of every type of document needed for your international endeavors. We handle South Africa legalization of Personal Documents such as Birth or Death Certificate, Marriage Certificate, Experience/ Employment, degree Certificate and of Commercial documents such as Articles of association, financial documents, Commercial invoice or Bills of lading.

Reach Out to BVS Global for Attestation Services

BVS Global Services is a one stop shop for all document authentication services. BVS Global provides verification, attestation and visa assistance in 185 countries and more. For more assistance please write to We will respond soon, generally within 2 business hours.

Our Frequently Asked Questions

BVS Global has years of experience in handling attestation of valuable certificates and documents legitimately, keeping in mind the security concerns and customer requirements.

What is the difference between legalization and attestation?
Legalization and attestation are similar processes but differ in the authority performing them. Attestation is typically done by government authorities or designated institutions in the country of origin, while legalization involves the endorsement of documents by consulates, embassies, or ministries of foreign affairs in the destination country.
How long does the attestation process usually take?
The time frame varies based on the type of document, country requirements, and government department policies. Generally, it takes a few days to a few weeks for completion. For accurate timelines, please contact our customer service for updated information.
Which documents require apostille services?
Documents like birth certificates, marriage certificates, educational degrees, and certain commercial documents often require apostille services when both the source and target countries are signatories of the 1961 Hague Convention.
Can BVS Global assist with citizenship applications in South Africa?

Yes, BVS Global provides guidance and assistance with citizenship applications, including permanent residence applications, for individuals seeking citizenship in countries like the USA and Canada.

How does BVS Global ensure document security during the attestation process?

BVS Global prioritizes document safety and precision. Our experts handle the attestation process with utmost care and adherence to legal procedures. We ensure secure handling to safeguard your documents throughout the process.