Certified copies of documents submitted with an application for employment can be up to six months old, as long as the document does not have an expiry date that falls within the six-month period.
Just so, who can certify documents in South Africa?
Only copies certified by authorised persons will be accepted (e.g. Attorneys, South African Post Office, South African Police Station, etc.). A “true copy” stamp must always accompany the Commissioner of Oaths stamp.
Beside above, do JP signed documents expire?
No, there is no expiry date on a document certified by a JP.
Who can notarize a document in South Africa?
The Notary's RoleA Notary Public is a specialist attorney who has an intimate knowledge of certain acts, and the processes prescribed therein, and who is legally empowered to officially witness signatures, take statements and certify the validity of documents.
How do I certify a document in South Africa?
How to certify your documents. Take your original documents as well as the photocopies to your nearest police station, post office, or lawyer's office. Ask them to certify the documents, and they will stamp them.