How do I get a copy of my divorce certificate in South Africa?

How do I get a copy of my divorce certificate in South Africa?

You will need to make an application at the High Court and obtain an original copy from them. The minimum information needed to obtain a divorce decree quickly is the divorce case number and the court in which it took place.

Can I get a copy of my divorce decree online in South Africa?

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Divorce decrees are not online in South Africa. A divorce decree is a document that details the proceedings of your previous marriage, and these documents are stamped and signed by the High Court or the court where the decree was issued.

Why do I need a certified copy of my divorce decree?

A certified copy of a Divorce Certificate is issued with a raised seal. It will also show the signature of the proper authority and will be printed on security paper. A certified copy may be required to change your last name or remarry.