Schedule of Fees - Apostille, Notary and Document Legalisation Services

Schedule Of Fees

Apostille Certificate:

R500.00 per document (including notarisation, high court or DIRCO attendance)

Authentication Certificate:

R550.00 per document (including notarisation, high court, DIRCO and embassy legalisation) *excludes embassy fees.

Notarised copy:

R150.00 per document (including photocopying). Discount available for bulk orders.

Notarial Attestation:

R850.00 per attestation (including consultation with the notary, attestation certificate, high court, DIRCO and embassy legalisation) *excludes embassy fees (if applicable).

Embassy/Consulate legalisation:

Included in the above pricing.

Translation services:

R250.00 per document, exclusive of translator’s fees

Colour photocopying

R 5.00 per page

Postnet Overnight Express


Courier in South-Africa


Courier Overseas (DHL)


  • A  Discount for multiple documents orders may be available in certain circumstances). We do negotiate favourable rates for law firms, Visa or Expat assistance agencies that use us on a recurring basis.

Payment Options

We will invoice on confirmation of your order, which invoice, is payable via swift, EFT or by Credit or Debit Card payment at our office. The invoice will contain full banking and payment instructions details. 

Card payment facilities for all credit and debit cards or cash payment option available at our offices.

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How to order our Apostille or Legalisation Service

 How to order our Apostille or Legalisation Service

 1. Personally Attend at our Offices-We have a Notary Public in attendance at our Pretoria office from 8.00 am to 15h30 pm Monday to Friday to notarise documents and to personally accept orders for all Apostille Certificates and Embassy legalisations. We accept online and mail orders for Apostille Certificates and Embassy legalisations from overseas clients, as well as from clients who may be located anywhere in South-Africa

 2. Complete and submit ONLINE QUOTATION FORM-On acceptance of the quotation you may then either courier or express post your documents to us with copy of downloaded online order form, or attend our office to deliver to us. We also provide notary services if your document needs to be witnessed or attested by a NOTARY PUBLIC Your signature to an international document can only be witnessed or attested personally by a South-African Public Notary. Our most frequently requested documents for notarisation apostille and legalisation services are Birth, Death, Marriage, Single Status, and Divorce Certificates, Powers of Attorney, Police Clearance Certificates, notarised/certified copies of ID pages or Passports, parental consent for child to travel and notarised/certified/copies of educational documents.

 Please Note:

 We welcome instructions from anywhere in the world and we especially welcome orders from South-African “expats” requiring Apostille or legalisation services. Apostille Certificates are only issued in South-Africa and not from overseas South-African Embassies. We recommend that orders be delivered by express post via the South-African Postal Services Speed Courier Services or by reliable courier (especially if sent from overseas). See our postal and courier address below.

Our services are fast and confidential. We presently have a two (1) day turnaround time for issue of APOSTILLE CERTIFICATES (from date of receipt of your document at our office to return delivery). We are not a government department but a South-African Attorney and Notary firm who specialises in legalisation of international  documents. We attend to all your requirements on a personal basis and confidential basis.

If you are unsure whether you require an Apostille Certificate, Legalisation or a Embassy legalisation of your document Click here or contact us for an detailed explanation of the process, time frames and costs. If your requirements are complicated or you are experiencing difficulty in following the procedures outlined on this  web page, request assistance by contacting us.

 Contact Details

 Telephone: +27 (0) 87 001 0733

Cell: +27(0)833163765

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Louwrens Koen Attorneys and Notaries Certificate Service provides professional advice and services by undertaking on behalf of  our  clients the legal processes associated with the legalisation of all South-African public documents for use overseas.

We personally attend upon the relevant South-African Government Departments to arrange for the issue of an Apostille Certificate or Authentication Certificate.

We accepts instructions to legalize South-African public documents required for use in countries not participating in The Hague Convention, and attends upon the relevant Embassy or Consulate in Australia for this purpose.
We accepts instructions from the legal profession, finance institutions, adoption agencies, insurance companies, immigration specialists and agencies, WE companies, universities and many other sectors.

We welcome instructions from individual members of the public, overseas South-African expatriates and foreign nationals.
Louwrens Koen has the requisite skill, expertise and personnel to legalize all South-African public documents for use in all foreign countries, whether members of The Hague Convention or not.

We especially cater for corporate clients who require their important commercial documents to be expediently  legalized for overseas business ventures and investments.
We are also able and willing to assist individual South-African expatriates and foreign nationals working or residing overseas.

For further information or a quotation please contact us on:
Louwrens Koen Attorneys
Park Street 755, Arcadia, Pretoria, Gauteng, South-Africa
Telephone +27(0)12 343 0267
Cell 082 880 5646
Fax: +27(0)12 343 0269

Po Box 14382 Hatfield, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0028
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