Birth/Marriage/Death/Registration of Birth/Personal Amendments

 

Please note that the BI-9, DHA-24, BI-24/1, DHA-24/A, DHA-288 and DHA-288A forms are not downloadable. Please request forms from the Consulate General in Toronto or South African High Commission in Ottawa. Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope (size A4 30cm x 24 cm) to our offices requesting these forms to be sent to you.

A self addressed express post envelope is required with each application.

Important:

The forms must be completed in black ink. No corrections must be made on the form. Documentation completed incorrectly will be returned.

Applicable fees must be paid by money order or certified cheque only.

Completion of Form BI-529

If the applicant is a major (i.e. 21 years of age and older) the following applies:

If the applicant is a minor (i.e. under 21 years of age) the following applies:

 




BIRTH, MARRIAGE AND DEATH CERTIFICATES (Processing time 6 months)

BIRTH CERTIFICATES

Application for an Unabridged Birth Certificate:

FOREIGN BIRTH REGISTRATION - Age under (1) year (Processing time 6 months)

FOREIGN BIRTH REGISTRATION - Age over one (1) year but less than fifteen (15) years (Processing time 6 months)

RE-REGISTRATION OF BIRTH (Processing time 6 months)

LATE REGISTRATION OF BIRTH - Age fifteen (15) years and older (Processing time 4-6 months)

Please note that the BI-9, BI-24/1, DHA-24/A, DHA-288 and DHA-288A forms are not downloadable. Please send a self-addressed stamped envelope (size A4 30cm x 24 cm) to our office requesting these forms to be sent to you.

A self- addressed express post envelope is required with each application.

Processing time: 6 months

MARRIAGE CERTIFICATES (Processing time 6 months)

South Africans who married in South Africa requesting an Unabridged Marriage Certificate:

DEATH CERTIFICATES (Processing time 4-6 months)

PERSONAL AMENDMENTS (Processing time 6 months)

Change of Forename

Assume another Surname (Processing time 6 months)

Insertion of Natural Father's particulars in the Birth Register out of Wedlock

Alteration of Date of Birth