The Civil Union Act (effective from December 2006) allows anyone - regardless of their sexual orientation - to marry either through a civil union, a civil marriage or a customary marriage.
Civil unions may be conducted by:
At least 2 competent witnesses must be present at the ceremony.
Requirements for Registering a Civil Union
Documents Required to Conclude a Civil Union
If any of the required documentation can't be produced, one of the partners must submit an affidavit confirming the documents can't be made available for the purpose of concluding the Civil Union.
These facility categories:
|Government Body:||(The Government of South Africa)|