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1. Once you are resident in the UK, it is possible to get divorced in the UK even though your marriage was celebrated in South Africa. There is no need to register the marriage in the UK for a UK divorce to be good to end the marriage. Essentially, the UK divorce will end the marriage and you can then remarry. So, if you want a divorce in the UK to end the South African marriage, you should see a solicitor and get divorce proceedings issued in the UK. Divorce in the UK is based upon being resident in the UK. There is no requirement to register the marriage in the UK.
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