Authorities

 South Africa - Competent Authority (Art. 6)
Address

Designated Competent Authority(ies):

  1. Any magistrate or additional magistrate
  2. Any registrar or assistant registrar of the Supreme Court of South Africa
  3. Any person designated by the Director-General: Justice
  4. Director-General: International Relations and Cooperation 

Contact details:

Address:

Director-General Mr ME Simelane 
Momentum Building
329 Pretorius Street
Pretoria
South Africa

Any person designated by the Director General:
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Telephone: +27 (12) 315 8300
Fax: -
E-mail: [email protected]
General website: http://www.justice.gov.za
Contact person: Mr ME Simelane
Language(s) of communication: English

Address:

Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)

Postal Address
Chief Directorate: Consular Services
(Legalisation Section)
Department of International Relations and Cooperation
Private Bag X152
Pretoria 0001  

Physical Address:
Legalisation Section,
Room NE2A-Ground Floor,
OR Tambo Building,
460 Soutpansberg Road, Rietondale, Pretoria, Republic of South Africa 

Telephone:

+27 (12) 351-1726 (Enquiries)
+27 (12) 351-1232 (Supervisor)

Fax: +27 (12) 329-1018
E-mail: [email protected]
General website: http://www.dirco.gov.za
Contact person: Mr Victor (Chief) Mditshwa (Director: Development, Strategy & Legalisation)
Language(s) of communication: English

Practical Information:

Price:

No fees are charged for the processing of documents. 

Useful Links: http://www.dirco.gov.za/consular/legalisation.htm

(This page was last updated on 3 August 2012)

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