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