Argentine documents issued by official authority (i.e. birth, marriage and death certificates, Study certificates, Police Clearance Certificates, etc.) (Note: in case of Marriage Certificates, only the Partida de Matrimonio is valid, and NOT the "libreta de matrimonio" or "libreta de familia") must be legalised as follows:
- a) If the document has been issued by the authorities of any Argentine province (NOT Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires) the original must be taken to:
- 25 de Mayo 155
- Buenos Aires
- 9:30 a 14:30
- b) Documents issued in any Argentine province which have already been legalised by the Ministerio del Interior AND documents issued in the Ciudad Autónoma de Buenos Aires must be taken to the:
Departamento de Legalizaciones
- Arenales 819
- Buenos Aires
- 4819-7502 / 3
- 8:30 a 13:30
- c) Once legalised with the Apostille, the document must be translated into the English Language:
(Aclaración: En el caso de Matrimonios es válida solamente la Partida de Matrimonio, y NO la “libreta de matrimonio” o “libreta de familia”).
NOTE: If the document is needed to be submitted directly in South Africa (i.e. NOT through this Embassy, you can have the document translated by a Sworn Translator in South Africa, skipping this and the following steps.
d) Should a copy of the document need to be sent to South Africa, the Embassy will make a maximum of 2 -two- photocopies and will authenticate them in 24 hours