Requirements for the Interview at Home Affairs:

For South African Citizens entering into a Civil Marriage or Union with a Non-South African Citizen


REQUIREMENTS FOR INTERVIEWS FOR THE EXISTANCE OF SPOUSAL RELATIONSHIP/LIFE PARTNER AGREEMENT BETWEEN RSA CITIZENS AND FOREIGN PARTNERS:

From the South African Citizen:

    1. South African Barcoded Identity Document
    2. Valid Passport, with a valid stay in the republic or valid asylum seeker permit.
      • Asylum seeker permits must be verified before the interview can be conducted
    3. Letter of no impediment from the country of origin should be valid with the letterhead
      • Must not be older than 6 Months
    4. Proof of Labola in writing by both families (where applicable)
    5. Affidavit by both partners – attesting to their marital status, commissioned at the police station.
      • (And stating there was no labola paid if applicable, otherwise number 4 applies: proof of lobola in writing by both families).
    6. Parent (SA Spouse) must accompany the couple for the interview
      • Parent to bring along their South African Identification Document
    7. Certified Identity Documents of both partners ( not older than 3 Months)
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