• An ABRIDGED BIRTH CERTIFICATE is a certificate of birth showing the persons details only. It is a computer generated print out and the document CANNOT be APOSTILLED or AUTHENTICATED.
• A VAULT COPY OF A BIRTH CERTIFICATE is a copy of the actual birth registration form when the birth was first registered. These copies are usually needed to prove the right to citizenship or a passport i.e British Passport and CANNOT be APOSTILLED or AUTHENTICATED.
• An APOSTILLE CERTIFICATE is a formal process completed at either the Department of FOREIGN AFFAIRS or the local HIGH COURT, that does encompass the Legalising of