In case a Namibian certificate is to be used in Germany, it is advisable to apply for a so-called apostille.
Copies of documents can be certified by the Embassy, if the original is available and the document intended for use in Germany.
With the signature authentication, the notary or consular officer confirms that the named person has signed the document in front of him.
Different certifications can be done by the German Embassy Windhoek.
If parents of a child are not married at the date of its birth, a legal parent-child assignment can only arise from an effective acknowledgement of paternity.