Birth certificate with DHA stamp

How to expedite Home Affairs documents

If you want to travel abroad, you will likely need to submit an unabridged marriage certificate or birth certificate as part of your travel documentation. But there are also other reasons why you would need…

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Letter of Confirmation of Marriage

The importance of Home Affairs confirmation letters

Many South Africans need to submit Home Affairs confirmation letters to verify the validity and authenticity of their official documents, such as marriage certificates and birth certificates. Authorities often need these letters to confirm that…

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Unabridged Death Certificate South Africa example

Abridged vs. unabridged birth certificates

South African birth certificates indicate the names of both parents of a child, but this was not always the case. Before 2013, South African citizens travelling abroad or re-entering the country could do so with…

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