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Where May the Wedding Take Place

Where May the Wedding Take Place

Where May the Wedding Take Place?

A marriage must be conducted at either:

  • a church;
  • another structure built for the purposes of religious services – chapel, mosque, etc;
  • in the offices of the Department of Home Affairs;
  • a private house – either in the house itself or in its garden or grounds;
  • a hospital or facility concerned in the case of illness of one of the wedding couple
  • Although no roof is essential, the above venues should have open doors signifying that it is not a private matter but is done in the presence of all;
  • Must be In the presence of the parties to the marriage and at least two witnesses.