What we do

The Department of Home Affairs offers a multitude of services to the citizens of South Africa, as well as foreigners who wish to visit, work or stay in South Africa. The Department’s core functions are:

Civic Services

Immigration

  • Maintaining the National Population Register (NPR)
  • Managing the birth, marriage and death records
  • Determining and granting citizenship
  • Issuing travel documents and passports
  • Issuing identity documents (ID)
  • Administering admissions into the country
  • Determining the residency status of foreigners and issuing permits thereof
  • Custodianship of refugee affairs
  • Inspectorate
  • Policy directives

 

Mandate

The mandate of the Department is two-fold:

Firstly, the DHA is custodian, protector and verifier of the identity and status of citizens and other persons resident in South Africa. This makes it possible for people to realize their rights and access benefits and opportunities in both the public and private domains. By expanding these services to marginalized communities, the department plays is a key enabler in deepening democracy and social justice.

Secondly, the DHA controls, regulates and facilitates immigration and the movement of persons through ports of entry. It also provides civics and immigration services at foreign missions; and determines the status of asylum seekers and refugees in accordance with international obligations. The department thus makes a significant contribution to ensuring national security, enabling economic development and promoting good international relations.

Outcomes

  • Secured South African citizenship and identity
  • Immigration managed effectively and securely in the national interest including economic, social and cultural development
  • A services that is efficient, accessible and corruption free.

 

Vision

A safe, secure South Africa where all of its people are proud of, and value, their identity and citizenship

 

Mission

The efficient determination and safeguarding of the identity and status of citizens and the regulation of migration to ensure security, promote development and fulfil our international obligation

 

Values

The DHA is committed:

  • People-centred and caring
  • Patriotic
  • Professional and having integrity
  • Corruption free and ethical
  • Efficient and innovative

 

Being efficient and innovative

Being people-centred and  caring

Instilling and demonstrating integrity

Accountability and transparency

Fighting corruption

 










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Provincial Managers Contacts:

Eastern Cape

Gcinile Mabulu 
043 642 2178
082 887 5563
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Free State

Bonakele Mayekiso
051 430 1130
082 800 1755
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Gauteng
Albert Matsaung
011 242 9003
082 8879 293
albert.matsaung@dha.gov.za


KwaZulu-Natal
Nosipho Shandu
033 845 5042
079 145 2274
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Limpopo
F.N. Motsitsi
015 287 2800/ 30

082 662 2673
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Mpumalanga
Robert Zitha
082 801 4528
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North-West
Irene Mantlhasi
018 397 9919
082 880 7804
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Northern Cape
Abednego Mvula
053 807 6700 /6701
082 803 3792
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Western Cape
Yusuf Simons
021 488 1400
082 809 2142
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Acting DMO:Cape Metro
Mr Ignitius Mokgele
079 690 7722
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DMO: Cape Winelands
&West Coast

Ms Elaine Ngoie
082 887 8779
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DMO: Central Karoo,
Eden & Overberg

Mr Mosiuoa Ngaka
072 621 5047
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