Birth certificates

Abridged Birth Certificate

An abridged birth certificate is a computer print out (without the parents details) and the document can be not be apostilled or legalised.

Processing Time:

1 working day.

Costs

Dependent on the number of certificates required. Please email us on quote@docassist.co.za for a detailed quote.

Unabridged Birth Certificate

An unabridged birth certificate is a certificate of birth showing both the applicants parents details (Home Affairs locates the original birth registration document and all details from this document are placed in the unabridged birth certificate) .

The unabridged birth certificate is a computer print out and the document can be apostilled or legalised.

We can assist by expediting an application that has already been submitted at a Home Affairs office in SA.

When will you require an unabridged Birth Certtificate?

•             Emigration purposes

•             Visas for certain countries

 Processing time to expedite the application

+/- 2-5 weeks - depending on how easily the records are located in the archives.

Costs dependent on the number of certificates required. Please email us on quote@docassist.co.za for a detailed quote.

  • Vault Copy of Birth Certificate

    • A vault copy of a  birth certificate is a copy of the actual birth registration form when the birth was first registered. These copies are usually needed to prove the right to citizenship or a passport  I.e British Passport

    • The vault copy of a birth certificate can be apostilled or legalised.

Contact us to request any additional information or a specified quote.