Where can I get a copy of my divorce papers in South Africa?
Final divorce decrees filed in South Africa cannot be requested from the Department of Home Affairs. This must be obtained directly from the Court where the divorce was filed in South Africa.
Can I get a copy of my divorce decree online in South Africa?
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.
How do I find out if someone is divorced in South Africa?
If you are a South African citizen, you can check your marital status by logging onto the Department of Home Affairs Website cand submitting your ID number. You can also visit your local Home Affairs office to check your status or you can query the status via SMS.
What does a final decree of divorce look like?
A divorce decree is a court document that is a final judgment from divorce court. It contains information about your case, including spousal support, child support, custody, visitation, property division, and other information. You receive it at the end of your case.