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


Update on Live-Capture system upgrade

As announced on Wednesday, 11 July, the Department of Home Affairs started upgrading its live-capture system last Friday, 13 July 2018, to enable automation of birth registration and re-issue of marriage and death certificates that are already in the national population register, and the printing of parents’ details in children’s passports...READ MORE

Media Statement on the live-capture system upgrade and its impact on ID and passport services

Before we move to the subject of the day, I want to share information on the setback experienced yesterday with regard to power interruption at the building hosting our identification system...READ MORE

HOME AFFAIRS LIVE CAPTURE SYSTEM AFFECTED BY POWER SUPPLY INTERRUPTION

The Department of Home Affairs is experiencing a live capture system downtime, due to an interruption of power supply. Services affected are those relating to application and collection of smart ID cards and passports...READ MORE

MINISTER GIGABA TO BRIEF MEDIA ON PLANS TO MODERNISE BIRTH, MARRIAGE AND DEATH APPLICATION PROCESSES

The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba will on Wednesday, 11 July 2018 brief members of the media on the upgrading of systems for the application and issuance of birth, marriage and death certificates from manual to fully electronic...

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MINISTER GIGABA TO ADDRESS BLACK BUSINESS COUNCIL ROUNDTABLE ON MIGRATION

The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba will on Friday, 06 July 2018 address a roundtable convened by the Black Business Council (BBC) on immigration matters as well as the role of the private sector in the War on Queues Campaign...READ MORE

PE Refugee Reception Center has moved

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MINISTER GIGABA TO ENGAGE  HOME AFFAIRS MANAGERS

The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba has called all senior managers to a meeting to discuss organisational challenges with a view to  providing solutions...READ MORE

Address by the Minister of Home Affairs, Mr. Malusi Gigaba MP, on the occasion of the World Refugee Day at Constitution Hill, Johannesburg, on 20 June 2018

World Refugee Day is an important expression of our collective solidarity with the 65 million people around the world who have been forced to leave their homes due to war, persecution and violence...READ MORE