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MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES

Applications for marriage certificates can be made by any South African citizen or foreigner whose marriage was solemnized in South Africa.  To ensure that applications of this nature are processed speedily, concerned efforts must be made by the applicants to ensure that the form is completed in full. 

Please note: DHA-73; Application for South African passport cannot be downloaded from this website anymore. You can send a self-addressed A4 size stamped envelope (not franked and please check with post office for appropriate postage stamp otherwise your letter will not reach your destination/address) to 15 Whitehall, London, SW1A 2 DD with a request for the form to be posted to you. If you are coming to apply in person, please do not ask for the DHA 73 form to be sent to you.

OPENING HOURS ARE

 
  • 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
Please note: no appointments necessary; this is a walk in service.

REQUIREMENTS

 
1. Completed marriage certificate application form;
2. Processing fee of £7 and it must be in the form of postal order payable to SA High Commission.  We do not accept cheques nor do we have credit card facilities
3. Fully paid Special Delivery self addressed envelope (Size A4) for the return of your certificates, please note that no certificates will be posted from this office unless an envelope is provided.

TURN AROUND TIME

 
6 Months

DOCUMENTS TO DOWNLOAD

 
Form: bi-130