following details serve merely as a guideline - please contact
me for further information.
documents are required:
citizens must present their identification document or an affidavit
proving their identity.
citizens must present their passports plus an affidavit. Should
they be permanently resident in South Africa, their South African
identity document suffices.
In addition to
the above, divorcees must present the final court decree of
Widows / widowers
must present the death certificate of the deceased spouse.
Minors must provide
written consent of their parents or guardian.
are set by law:
A marriage may
only be legally solemnised in one of the following places: a
church building or a building used for religious services; a
public office; a private dwelling-house.
Presence of parties
and witnesses: The bridal couple plus at least two competent
witnesses have to be present.
proxy may not be solemnized in the Republic of South Africa.
citizens usually need a full marriage certificate to have their
marriage registered in their home country. The certificate is
obtainable from the South African Department of Home Affairs;
speedy acquisition can be arranged. For country-specific regulations,
the representing office of the respective country should be