Civil Union/Partnership Marriage in Free State

Do you want to register a Civil Union/Partnership Marriage in Free State? Contact your nearest Home Affairs office which has appointed Marriage officers who can solemnise civil unions/partnerships. The DHA office can inform you on the procedure.

Home Affairs office in Free State

Bethlehem Medium Office
9 Press Brand Street
9701 Bethlehem
Telephone: 058 303 7110

Bloemfontein Local Office Large
10988 Cnr. George Lubbe & Moshoeshoe Street, Rocklands
9323 Bloemfontein
Telephone: 051 412 7100

Sasolburg Medium Office
46 Fichardt Street
1947 Sasolburg
Telephone: 016 951 1300

Welkom Local Office Large
SA Post Office Building, 3 Bok Street
Telephone: 057 352 4700

Zastron Medium Office
Cnr. Mathey & Vechtkop Street
9950 Zastron
Telephone: 051 673 1960 /1969

Civil Union Wedding in Free State

A civil partnership/union marriage in terms of the Civil Unions Act provides recognition in law for Man/Man & Woman/Woman (same gender) couples and is by law an arrangement alike a marriage between Man/Woman (hetero) couples.

A civil partnership/union is also known as a same gender marriage.

However, in South Africa a civil union/partnership can also be formed by Man/Woman (hetero) couples.

Legal consequences & Civil Union Attorneys

Civil partnerships have the same legal consequences, responsibilities and rights as a marriage under
the Marriage Act. Find Legal Experts here: Civil Union/Marriage Attorneys

Marriage officers

Marriage officers who are appointed by Home Affairs and Magistrates are able to solemnise civil partnerships.


Wedding Ceremony

- At the ceremony there must be at least 2 competent witnesses present.
- The persons who want to register and enter into a civil union must be 18 years or older and may not be already married.

More information

Contact the DHA Home Affairs office in directly or visit website:

Register and initiate a Civil Union/Partnership Marriage in Bethlehem, Bloemfontein, Sasolburg, Welkom and Zastron in Free State.

Other Services

Please note that this website is not the official website of the South African Department of Home Affairs. The only purpose of this website is to provide quick information on DHA locations in South Africa.