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ISSUING OF CERTIFICATION LETTER

ISSUING OF CERTIFICATION LETTER

1.     SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This service is obtained in instances where you wish to undertake the below mentioned actions, it is a legal requirement in the process for one to obtain authority to execute these actions;

  • Change of property ownership,
  • Closing of deceased account, transfer of ownership / inheritance etc.
  • Certify death of a relative,
  • Justification of relations in case you use different surnames
  • Appointment of an interim estate administrator

2.      HOW DO I OBTAIN SERVICE

Customer must present themselves in person with his/her national identity card (ID), a written letter from kgosana (ward headman) serving as testimony/evidence, three relatives (uncle’s aunt, grand father or mother /siblings) in possession of their ID’s. Having these in place the Kgosi will conduct an interview to understand the issue at hand and thereafter issue a letter to afford the District commissioner to execute the final legal authority required by the customer. There is no how you could get the final product from the District commissioner /Judicial Officer without obtaining a certification letter from the customary court.

3.      HOW DO I APPLY FOR THE SERVICE

  • Obtain a letter from kgosana
  • Provide your valid Omang
  • Bring three 3 witnesses  closely related to you and the subject (with valid Omang)

Any document related to the subject matter such as, bank statement ,death notification ,title deed, a letter from the principal customer  if you are  a proxy accompanied by certified copies of ID, etc.

4.      COST INVOLVED IN OBTAINING THE SERVICE

There are no costs involved

 

 

 

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