Please Note that the online Status Verification service has been suspended until further notice.

Department of Home Affairs Toll Free Hotline: 0800 60 11 90


Example to check marital status: 

M 8511015050089

The codes are as follows:

ID - ID application,

P - Passport application,

M - Marital Status,

- Living status and

D - to check if you have a Duplicate ID number.

Alternatively you can send an sms with the respective code, a space and your ID number to 32551 or call the call centre at 0800 60 11 90.

* (R1 per sms and will be charged by your network service provider)