The processing time for the attestation of documents is approximately 3 - 7  working days and is largely dependent on the documents which are required to be attested and the country that they are required to be attested for.

To be able to live and work in Kuwait, the country’s embassy in South Africa, (which is also accredited to Republic of Botswana, Republic of Namibia, Kingdom of Eswatini and Kingdom of Lesotho). will need to have attested certain personal paperwork and certificates. This verifies these documents so that they will be accepted by Kuwait officials.

However, this undertaking can often be complex and confusing, as well as costly if not done right. As such, our personal certificate attestation service for Kuwait is designed to be incredibly useful, providing authenticating for documents like passports, driving licences and health certificates, all on our clients’ behalf. We also offer an international delivery service via DHL to our customers outside South Africa, Republic of Botswana, Republic of Namibia, Kingdom of Eswatini and Kingdom of Lesotho.

Certificate attestation for Kuwait process

Our all-in-one solution attests your documents swiftly and simply. The three stages, in order, are:

  1. Your documents are stamped by commissioner of Oaths and High Court
  2. The papers are then verified by Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)
  3. Finally, your certificates are attested by the Kuwaiti embassy in Pretoria

Documents we can Attest

  • Home Affairs Documents (Birth and Marriage Certificates, Letters of Non-Impediment, Etc.)
  • Academic documents (Degrees, Diplomas, Matric certificates, etc.)
  • Police Clearance Certificates
  • Medical Reports
  • Passport Copies, Letters, Notarised Powers of Attorney, Divorce Orders, Etc.
  • Contracts and Trade / Shipping Documents

Where can Documents be Attested?

In order for documents to be attested they have to go to one or more of the following places:

  • Commissioner of Oaths/Notary Public and the High Court
  • Departments of Basic and Higher Education as well as UMALUSI
  • HPCSA (Health Professions Council of South Africa)
  • The Relevant Embassy / Consulate

How to attest your personal documents for Kuwait

Prepare all relevant documentation

  1. Prepare the following requirements:
  1. Your original personal document(s)
  2. The completed document attestation form, which you can download by clicking the button on the right

Choose the certificate attestation for Kuwait service you need

You can select either our fast service, which will take two working days, or our standard service, which takes five working days. We also offer a discount for those needing three or more documents to be attested. Please scroll to the bottom of the page to see who will need to attest your paperwork.

What is included in our price?

  • Free Expert Service Pre-Checks
  • Embassy / Institutional Charges
  • Handling Fees
  • All Taxes Included
  • No Hidden Fees

Why do I need certificate attestation for Kuwait?

Attestation proves that official certificates are legal and authentic within Kuwait. The country’s officials will only recognize documents validated in this way.

Who requires certificate attestation for Kuwait?

Anybody wanting to live or work in Kuwait will need to show attested documents. For instance, you may not be allowed into the country without an authenticated passport, while you could be unable to work there without an attested degree certificate.

Can my documents be rejected?

No, it is extremely rare. However, please ensure your documents are issued from South Africa Republic of Botswana, Republic of Namibia, Kingdom of Eswatini and Kingdom of Lesotho. We will check if your documents are acceptable for Kuwait embassy document legalisation. However, the ultimate decision is always down to the embassy. If there are any doubts, we will contact you or/and show the embassy before submission to confirm

Which personal documents need certificate attestation for Kuwait?

If you are planning to live and work in Kuwait, you will likely need to have the following documents attested:

  • Passports
  • Driving licences
  • Birth certificates
  • Marriage certificates
  • Death certificates
  • University degree certificates
  • Police certificates
  • Personal power of attorney (to buy a property)
  • Health certificates
  • School reports

Which personal documents must be stamped by a solicitor?

  • Passports
  • Driving licences
  • Non-ACRO police certificates
  • Police letters
  • Degree certificates
  • School, college or university letters and certificates
  • Educational certificates
  • Other academic certificates (such as TEFL, TESOL, TESL & Language Studies)
  • Diplomas and awards
  • Teaching qualifications
  • Power of attorney
  • Employment letters
  • tax returns
  • Transcripts of study
  • Membership and fellowship certificates
  • Court documents, such as probates, decisions and decree absolute records
  • Criminal record checks
  • No impediment certificates
  • Affidavits witnessed by a solicitor or notary
  • Certificates of good standing from Companies House
  • Companies House documents signed by the registrar
  • Certificates of free sale rural payments agency
  • Subject access reports