Professional services from a specialist notary in Cape Town


If you need a notary in Cape Town to notarise important documents, you can count on the team at Etienne Genis Attorneys. A notary refers to a specialist attorney who possesses the required knowledge on certain laws, and its processes, and who can therefore legally validate documents, act as a witness to the signing of important documents, or take official statements.

Our range of notarial services include the drafting of Antenuptial Contracts (e.g. marriage contracts), Notarial Deeds of Servitude (e.g. rights of way), Exclusive Use Areas (e.g. sectional title schemes) and Special Notarial Services (e.g. Usufructs, living rights, etc.). With offices both in Durbanville and Melkbosstrand, clients from all around the Cape surrounds are welcome to make an appointment with our attorneys to draft or notarise their required documentation.

As a specialist notary in Cape Town, we strive to assist our clients with advice, drafting and registration of any notarial agreement and to ensure that they make the correct decision according to their specific needs.

What does a notarised document refer to?


Certain documents need to be notarised by law. A notarised document refers to a document that contains authenticated signatures, which has therefore been signed by authorised persons. In some instances, these documents need to be drafted by an attorney, and then signed and witnessed in the presence of the notary.

Some documents need to be apostilled, which means that the documents will be suited for international use.

Which documents need to be notarised?


Most often, it is official types of documents that need to be notarised for validity. Some of these documents include:

  • Any copy made of your ID or Passport
  • Powers of Attorney
  • Divorce Certificates
  • Marriage Certificates
  • Birth Certificates
  • Police Clearance Certificates
  • Single Status Certificates
  • Any kind of educational documents, such as your Academic History

To find out whether we can assist with the authentication and validation of your documents, you are welcome to contact our team.

Send us an email to find out more.