Document legalization at the High Commission of South Africa

Published on Friday, December 13, 2013

Canadian documents needing legalization for use in South Africa may be processed at the High Commission of South Africa in Ottawa. Documents must first be authenticated at the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Development Canada (DFATD). At present there are no consular fees at the High Commission for this service.

Please note that the both the High Commission and the Consulate General in Toronto will be closed on December 16th 2013 for the South African public holiday.

For more information on the authentication and legalization process, also known as apostille, take a look at this helpful article “Apostille Services Explained

We would be happy to assist you with the authentication and legalization of your Canadian documents for use in South Africa. Contact us to discuss your situation and how we can help. Call us toll free at 1-888-433-1011 or visit us at .