Full birth certificate (Unabridged): (born in RSA only) Processing time: 6 months

Full birth certificate (Unabridged): (born in RSA only) Processing time: 6 months

  • DHA-154 Application for Unabridged Birth Certificate
  • DHA-24 Notice of Birth Form. Please request forms from the Consulate General in Toronto or South African High Commission in Ottawa by sending in a self-addressed stamped envelope (size A4 30cm x 24 cm) . The envelope should be able to fit an unfolded page.
  • Certified copy of Abridged Birth Certificate
  • Certified copies of parents South African Identity Documents/Foreign Identity Document for all under 18 applications
  • Certified copy of Marriage Certificate for all under 18 applications
  • Fee – CAN $10.00 cash exact amount if coming in person or mail in money order or certified cheque payable to South African Consulate General or South African High Commission
  • Small self addressed express envelope