South African Police Clearance Certificate

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EASYAPOSTILLE: Services and Process for applicants

You complete the forms and courier directly to us

  • International couriers take up to 7 working days to reach us
  • Applications sent in South African take up to 3 working days to reach us


Applications are submitted at the SAPS Central Office in Pretoria (all clearances are processed at this office)

  • Documents are submitted within 48 hours of receipt


Documents are collected when issued, usually within 10 working days


Within 24 hours of collecting your application we submit to the courier


We courier the finalised documents back to your nominated address

  • Couriers to South African addresses are usually delivered within 3 working days
  • Couriers to international addresses are usually delivered within 7 working days

We send the tracking numbers of the courier so you can track your parcel through the tacking system provided on the couriers website

Benefits for applicants

No queuing to submit or collect at the Embassy or locals SAPS Station  

When applications are received, we submit at the SAPS processing office Pretoria

Improved turnaround times while we follow up on your behalf

Once applications processed, we courier back to you within 24 hours

EasyApostille assists with the following applications


  • New SA Police Clearance Certificate
  • Reprint of a SA Police Clearance Certificate (when a second clearance is needed)

NOTE: all police clearances remain valid for a period of 6 months from date of issue


Apostille of all the above documents

Authentication of all the above documents

Embassy authentications, if required, of all the above documents


We offer a 100% money back guarantee on the full invoice amount if we cannot complete your instruction



The SAPS Station or Embassy accepts the application

The SAPS Station or Embassy and places the application a government courier bag

The bag is couriered to the SAPS Central Office located in Pretoria for processing. All clearances are issued in Pretoria

  • SAPS Station or Embassy only courier the bags when the bag reaches a certain weight
  • Applications can sit for weeks, even months until the SAPS Station or Embassy couriers the applications to Pretoria

The bag reaches SAPS processing centre in Pretoria

The SAPS processing centre sort the applications

The applications are processed, the clearances are printed and sent back to the SAPS processing centre

SAPS processing centre sorts the applications per SAPS Station or Embassy. The applications are then placed in a courier

  • SAPS processing centre only couriers the bag when it reaches a certain weight

There is no defined period for processing clearances. Some Embassies advise that applications can take up to 12 months

Through international couriers, tracking documents and personal submission and collection in Pretoria, EasyApostille secures the process and reduces processing time.


  • Stress and Hassle Free, you don’t even need to leave your home
  • Registered professionals who have over 20 years’ experience
  • We are a law firm registered with the Law Society of South Africa

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