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EXTENDED HOURS AT PORTS OF ENTRY FOR THE 2016 FESTIVE PERIOD

Province

Port of Entry

Current Hours

Extended Hours

Increased Hours

Mpumalanga

Lebombo

06:00 - 00:00

24 hours

6hrs

 

Mananga

07:00 - 18:00

07:00 - 22:00

4hrs

 

Jeppes Reef

07:00 - 20:00

07:00 - 22:00

2hrs

 

Oshoek

06:00 - 00:00

24 hours

6hrs

 

Mahamba

07:00 - 22:00

06:00 - 00:00

3hrs

Eastern Cape

Qacha’s Nek

07:00 - 20:00

06:00 - 22:00

3hrs

19-24 Dec

 

Qacha’s Nek

07:00 - 20:00

06:00 - 20:00

1hrs

24 Dec

Kwa-Zulu Natal

Kosi Bay

08:00 - 17:00

07:00 - 18:00

2hrs

15 Dec 16-8 Jan 17

Free State

Van Rooyenshek

06:00 - 22:00

24hours

8hrs

15 Dec 2016

 

Van Rooyenshek

06:00 - 22:00

06:00 - 00:00

2hrs

23 Dec 2016

 

Van Rooyenshek

06:00 - 22:00

06:00 - 00:00

2hrs

24 Dec 2016

 

Caledonspoort

06:00 - 22:00

06:00 - 00:00

2hrs

15 Dec 2016

 

Caledonspoort

06:00 - 22:00

24hrs

8hrs

23-24 Dec 2016

 

Caledonspoort

06:00 - 22:00

06:00 - 00:00

2hrs

02 Jan 2017

 

Monontsa Pass

08:00 - 16:00

08:00 - 18:00

2hrs

16-24 Dec 2016

Limpopo

Groblersbridge

06:00 - 22:00

24 hrs

8 hrs

23-24 Dec 2016

 

Groblersbridge

06:00 - 22:00

24hrs

8 hrs

02-03 Jan 2017

 

Groblersbridge

06:00 - 22:00

06:00 - 00:00

2hrs

08   Jan 2017

 

 

NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN TRAVELLING THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS OF ENTRY 

- EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2015

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STATEMENT BY MINISTER GIGABA ON 2016 FESTIVE SEASON PLANS & OFFICE HOURS’ EXTENTION: ORTIA, 08 DECEMBER 2016

Members of the media, ladies and gentlemen, we are grateful for your participation in this briefing on the department’s interventions here at OR Tambo International Airport, and plans for other ports of entry for the 2016 festive period...READ MORE

HOME AFFAIRS SYSTEMS BACK ONLINE

The Department of Home Affairs wishes to announce that Live Capture System is now back online. Our technicians worked through the night to ensure that applications for Passports and Smart ID cards as well collections thereof are...READ MORE


MEDIA STATEMENT ON THE UNAVAILABILITY OF THE LIVE CAPTURE SYSTEM

The Department of Home Affairs wishes to announce that the Live Capture System at our offices is unavailable due to technical challenges...READ MORE

MINISTER GIGABA TO ANNOUNCE OPERATIONAL PLANS FOR 2016 FESTIVE SEASON 

The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba will on Thursday, 08 December 2016, announce the Department's plans for the 2016 festive season...READ MORE

HOME AFFAIRS, TOURISM TO MEET OVER IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS

The Director-General of Home Affairs, Mkuseli Apleni and his Tourism counterpart, Victor Tharage will meet on Wednesday, 07 December 2016 to discuss the latest concessions on immigration regulations...READ MORE

MINISTER GIGABA TO SEEK MEETING WITH MAYOR MASHABA

The Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba will seek a meeting with Johannesburg Mayor, Herman Mashaba following utterances attributed to him pertaining to foreign nationals being labeled as criminals...READ MORE

HOME AFFAIRS PILOTS BULLETIN TO EASE CONGESTION AT OFFICES

The Home Affairs Bulletin is intended to broadcast updates on the volumes being experienced at the various Home Affairs offices in the Cape Metro area twice a day- during the mid-morning show at 09h30 and an updated status during midday at 12h30 on local and community radio stations...READ MORE

Remarks by Minister Gigaba on the occasion of the signing of the partnership agreement between the DHA and Procter & Gamble

A few years ago, in 2012, we hosted the Civil Registration and Vital Statistics Conference in Durban where African Ministers responsible for civil registration gathered to declare our commitment towards developing and strengthening the continent’s birth registration systems...READ MORE

HOME AFFAIRS, PROCTER & GAMBLE TO SIGN PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT

The Department of Home Affairs and Procter & Gamble will sign a Memorandum of Understanding in support of the Early Registration of Birth Campaign on Friday, 02 December 2016...READ MORE

Speech by Minister Gigaba at the launch of the digitisation of birth records in Pretoria, on 23 November 2016

Modernizing Home Affairs is the first of the five priorities I have set for the Department during my tenure as Minister...READ MORE

 


 


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