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South African birth certificated needed - lawyer or company recommendation  

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I am in the process of getting paperwork together for my application for Portuguese citizenship but need a lawyer or company in South Africa who can help me with a copy of my birth certificate (needs to be less than a year old). I looked on the South African Embassy website and although the €10 fee is attractive, they say it will take between 1 to 2 years before it arrives. Crazy.

So if I use a lawyer or company it can be fast-tracked to a few weeks.

Wondering if there are any recommendations for companies who do this? Some of the sites I have seen look a little dodgy.



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