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Registering your marriage or divorce outside of South Africa: An essential guide

Marriage and divorce are significant life events, and if you are a South African residing outside the country, navigating the process of registering these events with the Department of Home Affairs can seem daunting. In this essential guide, we will explore the steps involved, specifically focusing on the requirements of registering your marriage or divorce…

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South Africans working abroad: New data on emigration

New data has surfaced, sounding a cautionary note about South Africa’s escalating drain of professional skills. CareerJunction’s latest employment insights report for December 2023 reveals a growing willingness among highly experienced and qualified professionals to relocate beyond the nation’s borders. In this post, we take a look at South Africans working abroad and the growing…

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Navigating DHA documents: Your guide to efficient retrieval

At times, moments arise when one needs to obtain critical civic documents from the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) such as divorce records, marriage certificates, birth certificates, and death certificates. The process of acquiring these DHA documents can seem complex, but this guide provides you with a step-by-step roadmap. Moreover, we will explore the advantages…

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Navigating document legalisation for South African marriage certificates

Obtaining legalised documents, especially for international use, can be a daunting and time-consuming task. Legalising South African marriage certificates is a necessity for many SA citizens dealing with authorities or conducting official matters abroad. The process involves several intricate steps, and navigating the bureaucracy can be challenging for those unfamiliar with it. At Apostil.co.za, we…

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Your original marriage register: Why and how to safeguard it!

In South Africa, the institution of marriage holds great cultural, legal, and personal importance. As newlyweds embark on their journey together, one crucial aspect often overlooked is the safekeeping of the marriage register. In this article, we will explore the significance of preserving and protecting your South African marriage register, highlighting the legal implications, historical…