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                        Certificate of NO Impediment

Certificate of no impediment is issued to South African citizens who intend to get married outside the country. The purpose of the certificate is to confirm to foreign authorities that there are no impediments to enter into a marriage by a citizen concerned. The impediment may include being married to another person at time you are about to get married to another one.

OPENING HOURS

The office dealing with South African passport holders will be opened from 08h45 to 12h45 Monday to Friday except on public holidays. Collections will be from 08h45 - 12h45

NB:  No appointments necessary; this is a walk in service.

 

REQUIREMENTS

1. Completed application form.

FORM: CERTIFICATE OF NO IMPEDIMENT

2. Certified photo page of passport.

3. Fully paid special delivery self-addressed envelope (Size A4) for the return of certificate.

4. Processing fee of £15.00. Payment must be in the form of postal order payable to SA High Commission.

 

TURN AROUND TIME

 60 Working days

 

Office of Department of Home Affairs

15 Whitehall

London, SW1A 2DD

Phone: +44 (0) 20 7925 8900

 

Email: london.civic@dirco.gov.za

 Or: london.visa@dirco.gov.za

 

Page updated: 27/04/2018