Documents Needed

Documents  Needed

Having performed over 1000 ceremonies for Non-SA citizens, we understand all the legalities, procedures and documentation required to officiate your wedding. Immediately receive your marriage certificate.

Make sure what info and documents are required

We’ve created this easy questionnaire that will provide you with a personal checklist about the info and documents that are required. It is free, and will take you 5 minutes.

The information required by SA Home Affairs are listed below. We interact daily with SA Home Affairs, and are updated about changes as they happen. The information below is a guideline, and can change without notice.

Documents Required From SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENS

  • Copies of SA ID book/card of both Bride and Groom
  • ID photos of Bride and Groom
  • Copies of ID book/card/passport of witnesses
  • If Divorced – a Final Divorce Decree
  • If widowed – a Death Certificate of deceased spouse
  • If marrying Out of Community of Property, a Letter from your Lawyer confirming your ANC (Ante Nuptial Contract).
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Documents Required From ALL FOREIGN CITIZENS

ALL international documents must be originals, with Apostilles & where applicable, officially translated in English

  • Copies of passports of both Bride and Groom
  • ID photos of Bride and Groom
  • Copies of ID book/card/passport of witnesses
  • If never married – a Letter of Non Impediment from your home country
  • If Divorced – a Final Divorce Decree
  • If widowed – a Death Certificate of deceased spouse<
  • DHA – 31 form

Click here to get your personalised report & detailed document checklist.

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Marriages Between SA CITIZENS And FOREIGN CITIZENS

Procedures to be followed

  • Appointment, all documents and interview at an Immigrations officer before the date of your marriage.

KINDLY NOTE:

  • SA Home Affairs do not accept emailed documents – original documents must be handed in.
  • Foreign citizens possessing a green non-SA citizen ID document are regarded as SA citizens for purpose of marriage.
  • This interview is NOT necessary for marriages between two non-SA citizens.

We’ll help you get the paperwork sorted, and provide input to plan your amazing ceremony.

Contact us with any questions to see how we can help you make your preparation easier.

Let’s connect, and join in your journey of love and happiness.

The Marriage Officers at Get Married.

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