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South African Police Clearance Certificate

If you are emigrating to another country or will be residing in another country, it is advisable to obtain a South African Police Clearance Certificate.

Most overseas countries require persons who work in certain sectors of the economy to provide such a clearance. Some countries also require such a certificate to serve as a certificate of good conduct, when you apply for certain types of work visas.

The South African Police Clearance Certificate is a document that shows the applicant’s criminal record in South Africa, or lack of a criminal record. It will serve to show that a person is of good character and not undesirable in the eyes of the law.

The South African Police Service will issue such a certificate after they have researched their archives.

You will be able to receive your Police Clearance Certificate within twenty working days from the day of your application.

Apostle of South African Birth and Marriage Certificates

The apostle of South African birth and marriage certificates are mostly required when persons emigrate to another country.

It entails that the South African authorities confirm that a South African birth or marriage certificate is a true reflection of the applicant’s personal detail on the South African population registry. 

Most countries worldwide nowadays require that a person have these documents with regards to birth and marriage certificates. These documents are required as there is such a vast problem world-wide with fraudulent documentation.

You will normally be able to receive your apostle certificates within two working days from the day of your application.

How Breytenbachs can help you

Breytenbachs can assist clients in South Africa and from abroad to obtain their South Africa Police clearance certificate, an apostle of birth and marriage certificates. Please see our contact us page if you wish to apply for yours.


Please contact us today for further information or applications.