OFFICE HOURS

Offices open to the public as follows:

 

Monday to Friday: 8:00 to 16:00
Saturday: 8:30 to 12:30 (closed until further notice)
Every last Wednesday of the month: 9:00 to 16:00



ADVISORY: NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN TRAVELLING THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS OF ENTRY - EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2015


MINISTER DLODLO CONDEMNS INSENSITIVE FAKE NEWS ARTICLE

Johannesburg – 22 January 2018, The Minister of Home Affairs, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo has reacted with outrage towards a fake news article that was published on social media on Saturday evening, with an equally contemptuous headline...READ MORE

Statement by DGl Mkuseli Apleni at the media briefing to correct false reports on date of termination of green-barcoded ID books

Members of the media, I welcome all of you to our first briefing in the New Year. I trust you had a refreshing rest. We have convened this media briefing because we are deeply concerned about false reports on the lifespan of the green-barcoded ID books...READ MORE

MINISTER DLODLO WARNS ON SOCIAL MEDIA CRIME SYNDICATES

Johannesburg – 20 December 2017, the Minister of Home Affairs, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo has approached the Hawks to investigate what appears to be a criminal syndicate operating in the social networks...READ MORE

Media Statement on Live Capture system challenges affecting Home Affairs offices

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is facing challenges with the Live Capture system for passports and smart ID cards. This is due to problems on the Home Affairs National Identification System (HANIS) which have affected turnaround times in some DHA offices...READ MORE

MEMBERS OF THE MEDIA ARE INVITED TO THE WORKSHOP ON SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER ENVIRONMENT DURING FESTIVE SEASONS

The Department of Home Affairs, in partnership with Government Communication and Information System (GCIS), invites members of the media to a media workshop in relation to 2017/18 festive season plans for the South African border environment...READ MORE

ADVISORY: ZIMBABWEAN EXEMPTION PERMIT (ZEP) APPLICANTS

ATTENTION OF: SA BANKS, EMPLOYERS & LEARNING INSTITUTIONS READ MORE

STATEMENT ON THE 2017/18 FESTIVE SEASON PLANS FOR THE SOUTH AFRICAN BORDER ENVIRONMENT

The Department of Home Affairs has announced the 2017/18 festive season plans for the South African border environment. This is for smooth facilitation and enhanced management of movement of people and goods in and out of South Africa during this peak period...READ MORE

MINISTER DLODLO VISITS PLETTENBERG BAY

The Minister of Home Affairs, Ms Ayanda Dlodlo, on Monday, 04 December 2017, visited the community of Plettenberg Bay as part of the Imbizo Focus Week...READ MORE

Keynote Address by Home Affairs Director-General Mkuseli Apleni at the National Youth Forum Elective Conference, in Bloemfontein 

The decision to establish the Youth Forum, which was taken at the department’s Youth Summit in 2008, was both strategic and very timely. It spoke to the historian’s conviction that “peace is a time to prepare for war”...READ MORE

MEDIA STATEMENT ON DISCONTINUATION OF GREEN ID BOOK

Home Affairs has taken note of a message purported to be from the Department announcing that the lifespan of the green barcoded ID book comes to an end on 31 March 2018. No such announcement has been made by the Department...READ MORE


Department of Home Affairs launches improved Refugee Travel Document

In another major step towards better refugee and asylum-seeking management, the Department of Home Affairs this month introduced a hugely improved refugee travel document...READ MORE

 





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