Documents destined for Non-Hague Apostille Convention Subscribing Countries. Rather let us handle your document authentication

DOCUMENT aUTHENTICATION (LEGALISATION) SERVICE SOUTH-AFRICA 
Document legalisation & Authentication especially for non member countries of the Hague Convention can be complicated. If you are not familiar with the process it's easy to get it wrong, which may end up costing you a lot of time, opportunity and money.  Document Legalisation Services rapidly navigate the South-African authentication and legalisation process for our clients.

Phone us for a free consultation at 0870010733 or submit questions you might have or obtain a no obligation quotation.

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We are staffed by experts in the South-African authentication and legalisation process. When you contact us for your free consultation we’ll review the specifics of your situation, go over your options with you, and answer any questions you have.

We assist you in preparing your documents for processing, you send or drop of your documents to our Pretoria office, and then we manage all aspects of the authentication and legalisation process for you.

Getting started is easy – phone us at 0870010733 or fill out our quick Get Started form or Online Quotation Form.



Find out what the appropriate process is to legalise your documents.

To find out whether you need to authenticate and legalize your documents, you should determine the staus of the recipient country abroad. 

If you have South-African documents that will be used in another country which country is not an signatory to the Hague Apostille Convention, they will likely need to be authenticated and sometimes be embassy attested, also known as document legalisation or authentication. 

The reason for the process is to verify the signatures on your documents. By having the documents authenticated and legalised, the recipient abroad can rest assured that your documents have been properly processed. You can also contact our specialist staff to discuss your situation. We would love to hear from you! 

Getting started is easy. Phone us at 0870010733 or fill out this quick online form and we’ll get back to you right away.

Get no obligation Apostille Quotation - How much will it cost?  

Most customers order and quote online. Submit online form and we will get right back to you. If you are not sure how to complete the order form or need any advice on additional service do not hesitate to message us for professional free advice. Tel: 0870010733. 

We process a wide range of documents for our clients.

Click below for a list of the more common documents we process, or contact us to discuss your particular document.


Click below for a breakdown of our pricing. When you contact our staff we will describe your options to you and provide you a detailed quote, so you know exactly what is involved.
The processing times for authentication and legalisation can vary depending on the diplomatic mission involved. Each embassy or consulate has its own processing time, subject to consular availability. Some will also offer rush services for an additional fee.

If you try to handle the process yourself by, the process will consume significant time and effort. Numerous attendances and at various entities are usually required to authenticate your documents. 

DIRCO currently takes a minimum of 20 business days to authenticate submitted documents.. Following the authentication, typical processing times at most embassies and consulates range from 2 to 5 business days. Note that due to COVID, the authentication and legalisation process is currently subject to frequent delays.

We can expedite the authentication process because of our expertise. We will also help you prepare the documents and ensure they meet the criteria of the process. Document Legalisation Specialists are standing by if you have any questions or concerns you need to discuss. Contact us for your free consultation. or call us at 087 0010 733.