South Africa weddings
South Africa has long been a safari favourite with unforgettable wildlife in the midst of iconic landscapes.
Getting married in South Africa
Is the wedding a legal ceremony that’s recognised in the UK? Yes all weddings in South Africa are legal in the UK. You will have to have a interview with the minister prior to the wedding and all paperwork will be handled in resort, you will need to be in the wedding hotel for a minimum of 4 nights.
What would the wedding ceremony and reception look like in South Africa? At the Twelve Apostles the ceremony will take place in the gardens of the hotel (weather permitting) with Table Mountain as a backdrop, for cocktail receptions or a celebration these can take place in one of the hotels restaurants. The wedding ceremony at Lion Sands will take place in a remote private location for just you and your guests.
Planning your South African wedding? We’ll arrange a planning appointment with your Wedding Expert once you’ve booked your holiday and wedding date. We’ll find out more about your ideas for your ceremony in order to get everything arranged before you arrive.
Can LGBT couples get married in South Africa? In South Africa it is possible to legally marry for LGBT couples.
|Legal requirements for your South African wedding|
Extra legal information: It is required to obtain certified documents, affadavit to declare marital status and any Decree Absolute must be sent to Foreign and Commonwealth Office prior to departure. Three passport photos will also be required for your marriage licence, these must be taken and paid for locally
This information applies only to couples born in the UK with a valid UK passport.
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