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ADOPTION OF CHILDREN REGISTRATION

  • Documentation from Social Welfare Office
  • Birth certificate of child bearing biological parents (must be registered)
  • ID cards of adoptive parent(s)

Change of Surname

Requirements for change of surname:

  • A letter from D.C
  • A letter from police with finger prints
  • A letter from the Royal Kraal (Umphakatsi)
  • A certified copy of birth certificate
  • An affidavit (applicant, mother & father)
  • Times or Observer cuttings (4)
  • Swaziland Printing and Publishing (4 cuttings)
  • The owner must submit the documents in person

ASSIGNMENT OF A PERSONAL IDENTITY NUMBER          

Eswatini by Birth

  • Certified copy of birth certificate
  • Certified copy of graded tax certificate for males

Eswatini by Registration

  • Certified copy of Citizenship certificate
  • Certified copy of passport page with photo and particulars
  • Tax clearance certificate

Non – Swazi

  • Certified copy of passport page with photo and particulars
  • Valid temporal residence, work or student permit
  • Tax clearance certificate

ISSUANCE OF PERSONAL IDENTITY CARDS FOR REFUGEES:

Screen the refugee status permit then fill them an I.D form and take them to civil registration to get a pin number. After having a pin number we send them to their nearest civil registration station to apply for an I.D leaving behind all the papers which were used to apply for the pin number to be filled.

Requirements for Asylum seekers non Swazi ID:

  1. Confirmation letter
  2. Permit number  from the immigration department
  3. Fill Pin 1 form.

Requirements for  Refugee ID:

  1. Status permit with certified copy
  2. Fill a Refugee ID form
  3. Electronic form

Civil Rites

  • Completed BMD4 form submitted by Marriage Officer with all required attachments

Swazi Law & Custom

  • Identity Cards of bride and groom
  • Witness for the bride (present on ceremony day)
  • Chief’s representative (Umgijimi)
  • Person who smeared bride with red ochre
  • **NO MARRIAGE CAN BE REGISTERED ONCE ONE SPOUSE OR BOTH ARE LATE**

PERMISSION TO MARRY INSIDE THE KINGDOM OF ESWATINI

  • An application letter from applicant
  • A certified copy of front/back page passport (applicant)
  • A clearance certificate confirming applicant's status (from his/ her country of origin)
  • A fiancee's certified copy of an Identity
  • Residence permit (if residing in ESwatini)
  • Completion of a consent form by fiancee's parents
  • A certified copy of parents/ guardian's Identity

PERMISSION TO MARRY OUTSIDE THE KINGDOM OF ESWATINI

  • An application letter from applicant
  • A letter from parents confirming/ permitting applicant's status
  • Marriage declaration form completed and stamped by umphakatsi
  • A certified copy of Identity - Applicant
  • A certified copy of an Identity - Fiance
  • Certified copies of Identity - Parent or Guardian

ALTERATIONS, INSERTIONS AND CHANGES

  • Pre-requisite for the above are requested and depend on circumstances  of each case.
  • Office entitled to prescribe proof, documents, affidavits or  event court order if need be in order to effect any of the above.

REGISTRATION OF DIVORCE  AND NULLIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS

                         Done only at the Head Quaters

  • Certified copy of marriage certificate
  • Certified copy of a Court Order

 

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