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Old 1st July 2019, 11:39 AM
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Originally Posted by Chimichuri View Post
Just wanted to inquire about a question some of my friends were asking about getting naturalized (citizenship) of SA for a foreign spouse, basically my understanding is the following:

Wait until 5 years of marriage to apply for PRP 26B
Wait around 1-2 years for PRP to be issued
After PRP is issued, submit proof that marriage is still in effect before 2 years mark and wait until 5 years on PRP
Apply for citizenship and wait around 1+ year for final ceremony.

This means from marriage registration, it takes at best 12-13 years to obtain citizen status?? Or am i calculating it wrongly?
hi Chimi
im 5 years PR holder but i didnt submit proof that marriage still in effect ?
i reead these is a condition written on my PRif no relationship after 2 years my PR will be canceled

now i want to apply for citizenship ... do i still need to proof that or how it works >
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