INTRODUCTION TO SINGLE STATUS CERTIFICATE IN CAMEROON
The procedure how to legalize celibacy certificate in Cameroon or authenticate of single status certificate involves three major steps;
- The first step when legalizing a celibacy certificate is to apply and obtain the single status certificate in Cameroon at the court or marriage registry if the applicant is a divorcee.
- The next step on how to legalize celibacy certificate in Cameroon is to obtain the certified true copy (CTC) of the single status certificate at the relevant court/marriage registry
- When legalizing a celibacy certificate, Notarize the single status certificate with the notary public in Cameroon
- The last step in celibacy certificate authentication in Cameroon is the attestation from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs also referred to as the ministry of external Relations.
HOW TO LEGALIZE CELIBACY CERTIFICATE IN CAMEROON
The attestation of a document by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) is required before any document originated in Cameroon before it may be tendered or used for any official purposes abroad. Some countries may further demand that such documents be legalized at their embassies in Cameroon.
However, some documents may require additional steps before they can be authenticated at the ministry of foreign affairs. For instance, with regard to the examination result, in other to legalize such a document, it must first be validated by the Ministry of Education before the authentication process at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, follows by legalization at the relevant embassy if required.
An applicant may seek to personally authenticate his/her single status certificate without employing the services of a lawyer, however, where an applicant has employed the services of a lawyer, then https://kinsmenadvocates.com/cemac/get-a-single-status-certificate/such attorney will be entitled to charge a legal fee for such works.
Finally, an applicant seeking to legalize a single status certificate must issue a Power of Attorney (POA) to an attorney where the services of a lawyer are required to carry out such work.
Article by Barr. Mafany victor Ngando
Kinsmen Advocates Law Firm
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