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South Africans in Germany

Share your process of getting married with us

There are many options for getting married outside of South Africa. Some involve more paperwork than others.  You can also get married in South Africa and have your marriage registered in Germany once you live here.  Names and Email addresses will not be shared

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Getting married

Getting married in Germany can be a bureaucratic nightmare, especially if you are not German.We receive a lot of questions regarding marriage on our FB page and the following scenarios are the most popular: A South African wanting to get married to a German citizen Two unmarried South Africans wanting to get married before moving to Germany so that both can obtain visas/residence permits According to most of our members, it is easier to get married outside of Germany, and afterwards, register your marriage at your local Rathaus.Popular options are to get married in South Africa or Denmark.