About Us Attestation of Documents


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 https://mea.gov.in/apostille.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;

  •  In case of attestation of Salary Certificate, a letter on the letter head of the employer, stating designation/position, remuneration and period of employment/contract of the applicant along with bank statement where the salary is deposited every month duly attested by the bank;

  •  For Opening of Bank account:Original and a copy of the form as prescribed by the concerned bank/institution for opening the bank account (to be signed before the Consular Officer)

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

    • (i) South African Driving license.

    • (ii) Water or landline telephone bill displaying applicant’s address

    • (iii) House Lease Agreement

    • (iv) State Identification Card

    • (v) Note: Bank/credit card/mobile phone statements are not accepted as residence proof

  •  Any other document as specified by the Consular Officer;

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).

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