We render a professional service on procurement of all legal documents  that are Zimbabwean based and visa consultancy worldwide at large


  • Legal documents
  • Visa Procurement
  • Embassy Attestation
  • Apostille
  • Unemployed benefits
  • Facilitation
  • Legalization MoFA
  • Family tree searches and work permits
  • Language translation of all documents
  • Replacements, Confirmations and Retrievals


Through our dedicated commitment @Document Recovery we have made our reputation of being reliable and straightforward in procurement of Visas & all legal documents. Our dedicated approach has helped us in becoming one of the best companies in service delivery in Southern Africa and worldwide.

We are a total customer driven company: We strive hard to provide one of the best service to our customers across the globe. We aim to continue providing our services in the same manner and build everlasting bonds with our clients.

We are a legally registered world class company, managed by talented professionals: Our customers are valuable asset. We believe in fair play and our mission is to achieve excellence service delivery. Our talented team will not only attend to all your requirements but will also be at your service in case of any troubleshooting. We treat every milestone achieved as a steppingstone to our further growth.

What we do

We offer legal assistance in recovering lost, soiled, misplaced, expired certificates/documents such as abridged/unabridged Birth certificate, unabridged Marriage certificate, Metallic Driver’s licence, Death Certificate, Legalization/ Apostille /Authentication of documents, Confirmation of employment, Non-marriage certificates, International driving Permit, Police clearance, Drivers licence authentic, Divorce Orders, passports and Visa application etc.

Our Services

Abridged/Unabridged/Vault birth certificate

An unabridged birth certificate is simply an officially recognized and issued printout/hand written of one’s birth record.It a document which shows biological parents full names and their country of origin.A vault birth certificate is a stamped and signed copy of the original handwritten forms.At Document Recovery we procure unabridged and abridged birth certificates for personal use, visa or citizenship purposes.For further assistance kindly email us on contact form

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Driving License replacement

To renew your driving license, you will not be required to retake a driving license examination but rather you provide necessary requirements and fill the application form.

Confirmation of Valid License

We can apply for a confirmation letter from Zimbabwe’s,Sadc and worldwide to confirm that you do have a valid driver’s license in that country. Some countries will allow you to convert your Driver’s License into a valid driver’s license into the country of your current residence.For more information please contact us on info@documentrecovery.co.zw

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Marriage Certificate

is a legal document obtained by a couple prior to marriage. Once the license is signed (during or after your ceremony) and returned by an officiant to the country, a marriage certificate is issued.We procure marriage certificates date back to 1900 to present day.These documents are crucial when applying for visa, citizenship or work permit

Marriage Certificate Attestation in ZIMBABWE

A Marriage Certificate is a crucial personal document that requires legalization. The authentication of the Marriage Certificate is necessary in proving you and your document’s legitimacy. The process of legalization is implemented by the native government granting the permission to enter the country abroad. The implicated government office requires the evidence that you are expedient individual when you are attaining a visa or showing attested documents. Also, the process of authentication in Zimbabwe is a lengthy and dismal. There are a range of services that assert the document attestation until the final one. Along these lines, completing the attestation process with the aid of experienced agencies can end up being valuable.

What is Marriage Certificate Attestation & Why is it required?

Marriage Certificate attestation is one of the significant procedures of legalization in which an attestation stamp from the designated officials is procured. It needs to be done from the certificate issued country for example Zimbabwe. Marriage Certificate Attestation is done so as to validate the authenticity of the document which is needed abroad. It is generally needed to prove to the other countries that you are legally married. It is useful in getting a family residence visa or sponsorship for the spouse. The issuing authorities require the specified documents for further processing. The authentication of this certification can be issued by a country where the marriage was held.

How to get Marriage Certificate attested in ZIMBABWE ,SADC AND WORLDWIDE-?

Attestation services are how you can get suitable attestation for your personal documents. At DOCUMENT RECOVERY we render services like attestation of the certificate in Zimbabwe and worldwide. The services given are accounted and notable, and the staff is client directed. We have the knowledge,experience and the know how of the task for more than six years and now we have fast and hassle-free services worldwide. The services that are being provided are all legal/lawful and we shall get the whole procedure done while you are at your comfort zone.For further help email us on info@documentrecovery.co.zw or urgent@documentrecovery.co.zw

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Embassy Attestation – The Definitive Guide

When you are planning to visit a foreign country for employment, residency, study purpose or perform a business abroad, legalization of the documents and certificates from the embassy is necessary. This process is normally followed for countries that aren’t a part of the Apostille Hague Convention. The legalization is provided by an embassy or consulate who is authorized to provide the attestation stamp on the document. The embassy attestation services can help you get your legalization needs faster.

What is Embassy Attestation?

The meaning of getting the stamp from the embassy. It is done by the embassy of the respective country. It is a legalization process to verify the original , genuinity of a person or a company. The process is carried out after the verification is done from the responsible Ministry. The document that is received by the embassy is stamped by the MEA which previously was verified by state government departments.

Why is Embassy Attestation required?

The primary need is to authenticate the necessary documents with a stamp from the embassy. It proves the credibility of the documents to the authorities which make them admissible in the country. The importance is that it ensures that the concerned individual or company is legit and has good intention behind obtaining an employment visa, residence visa, student visa or expanding business in the country. The procedure is to be carried out by the recognized officials only.

Embassy Attestation Services

Before moving forward to the need for attestation from the embassy, one must understand its importance. An embassy is an organization that is based in a country but isn’t a part of that native government. It maintains the connections between the two nations by handling certain affairs like taxes, visas, and other law-related issues. The officials employed at an embassy generally are the citizens not from the residing nation but from the country to which the embassy belongs.

Embassy authentication services and requirements differ from country to country. Document and certificate authentication are sensitive procedures and there is no room for any errors and preferably be carried out under expert advice. The process initiates at the notary and goes through several re-verifications at different levels of authorities before the final embassy verification. The role of embassy attestation services in the procedure is that we make the process convenient for you, as in, we can apply for legalization on your behalf and get the attested documents delivered back to you.

Embassy Attestation Procedure

We provide services for different types of documents like personal, educational, and commercial documents. Birth certificate attestation, marriage certificate attestation ,death certificates attestation,are the types of services that comprise the personal document type. Educational documents are related to your grades and papers like school leaving certificate and degree certificate. Your business documents like bill invoices, company profile are verified under commercial documents. The general procedure is listed below:

  • Regional level:

    It is the initial stage of the certificate authentication procedure. This level of legalization can be done by the notary or the University from where the documents were issued, as per the requirement or from the Chamber of commerce in the case of commercial documents

  • MEA:

    MEA or Ministry of External Affairs is the last stage of authentication from the home government after which an MEA stamp or sticker is applied to the document. MEA is the central organization that concerns with the foreign affairs of the country and elects a minister every five years.

  • Embassy:

    Embassy attestation is carried out by the officials of the concerned country the documents are being certified for. It is the final step of the verification for most nations after the Ministry of External Affairs.

Procedure for Personal Document

While applying for legalization from Embassy for personal Documents you first need to get a Notary certificate by local authorities then Home Department OR SDM verification is required for Personal Documents. After these authentications, MEA provides a stamp on documents to go for further process of legalization by the embassy

Death Certificate

The registrar will issue a Death Certificate on receipt of the notification of death. Applications for a Death Certificate must be lodged at any office of the Department of registrar or at any nearest embassy if the death occurs abroad. We also procure replacement of lost, misplaced death certificates or new registration.For further assistance kindly email info@documentrecovery.co.zw


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