People from all over the world come to settle in South Africa. South Africa is a free and welcoming country that welcome everybody with open arms. Today we wanted to share with you some important information about homosexual immigration rights in South Africa.
The good news about immigrating to South Africa
The good news is that South Africa is a proud supporter of homosexual relationships. We welcome everybody into our country regardless of who you are, where you come from and especially who you choose to love. South Africa is a very diverse country who welcomes everybody. When it comes to homosexual immigration rights in South Africa, nobody is excluded.
What are the visa options for homosexual relationships in South Africa?
Again, we have good news for you. Regardless of whether you are in a heterosexual relationship or a homosexual relationship, your visa rights and options are exactly the same.
Can same sex couples get married in South Africa?
Yes, according to the new laws same sex couples are more than welcome to get married to South Africa. In 2006 the common law definition of marriage was changed to include same sex spouses.
What does the South Africa constitution say about homosexual relationships?
Not only do homosexual immigration rights in South Africa exist, but the South African constitution will also protect you.
South Africa became the first country in the world to constitutionally prohibit discrimination based on sexual orientation. The new South African Constitution protects people from discrimination on the basis of “race, gender, pregnancy, marital status, ethnic or social origin, colour, sexual orientation, age, disability, religion, conscience, belief, culture, language and birth.”
I have questions about South African immigration
If you have any questions, or need help with any of your immigration needs, please do not hesitate to contact us. One of our helpful immigration consultants will be able to assist you further.
You can reach one of our Cape Town agents at +27 (0) 21 424 2460. If you’re in Johannesburg, give our office a call on +27 (0) 11 234 4275. Alternatively if you prefer for us to call you, then all you need do is a request a call back. It is as simple as that.