Civil Union/Partnership Marriage in Kwazulu Natal

Do you want to register a Civil Union/Partnership Marriage in Kwazulu Natal? 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 Kwazulu Natal

Dundee Medium Office
34 Wilson Street
3000 Dundee
Telephone: 034 212 5283

Durban Medium Office (Commercial Road)
66 Dr AB Xuma Street
4001 Durban
Telephone: 031 333 9111

Esikhawini Small Office
11 Ilanda Street
Telephone: 035 796 1036

Hlabisa Small Office
Saunder Street
3937 Hlabisa
Telephone: 035 838 1932

Hluhluwe Medium Office
Lot 99 Zebra Street
3960 Hluhluwe
Telephone: 035 562 0677

Civil Union Wedding in Kwazulu Natal

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 Dundee, Durban, Esikhawini, Hlabisa, Hluhluwe, Ingwavuma, Ixopo, Kokstad, KwaDukuza, Ladysmith, Mbazwana, Mtubatuba, Newcastle, Nongoma, Paulpietersburg, Pietermaritzburg, Richards Bay, Tongaat, Ulundi, Ulundi and Vryheid in Kwazulu Natal.

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.