Advertisements Check Your Marital Status : Western Cape Government Check Your Marital Status : Western Cape Government

Organisation : Western Cape Government


Status of Facility : Check Your Marital Status

Head Office : Cape Town


Western Cape Check Your Marital Status

Description :

** To prevent fraudulent marriages in South Africa, the Department of Home Affairs has launched an online service that allows you to check whether you are married.

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Instructions :

** The Check Your Marital Status Campaign can help you determine whether your details have been used to register a fake, illegal marriage

you can use the following methods to check your marital status :

1. Via SMS :

** Type the letter M and your ID number (eg M 5001010050080) and SMS it to 32551. Or

2. Online :

** Log onto the Department of Home Affairs website and submit your ID number (the department’s online service is currently suspended, you can use the SMS service to check your status).

You can also use the SMS line to do the following checks :

**  check-marital-statusFor your ID document application status : type ID then your ID number (e.g. ID 5001010050080).

For your passport application status:

** Type the letter P and then your ID number (eg P 5001010050080).

For your living status :

** (whether official government records have you listed as either dead or alive): type the letter L and then your ID number (eg L 5001010050080).

For a duplicate ID number:

** Type the letter D then your ID number (eg D 5001010050080).

** You will receive the status directly to your cellphone via SMS.

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** You can also visit your local Home Affairs office or contact the call centre at 0800 60 11 90, to check your status.

Contact Address :


Cape Town,

South Africa


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