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Withdrawal of waivers granted in terms of section 31(2)(c) of the Immigration Act 13 of 2002: Granting of permanent residence status in terms of section 27(b) of the Immigration Act: Graduates from South African tertiary institutions in the area of critical skills


Minister's Immigration Directive No 01 of 2021 - Extension of ZEP for a period of 12 months


Immigration Directive No 07 of 2021 - Temporary Concession for Intra-Company Transfer Work Visa holders


Postponement of opening of Lusikisiki Home Affairs office

The Department of Home Affairs wishes to inform the public about the postponement of the official opening of the Lusikisiki Home Affairs Office in the Eastern Cape...READ MORE

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi scheduled to open the Lusikisiki Home Affairs office

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, is scheduled to officially open the purpose-built Home Affairs office in Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape, as part of the ongoing efforts to improve access to Home Affairs services for citizens...READ MORE

Minister’s press statement on the exemption granted to Janusz Jakub Walus

In line with the undertaking made by the Minister of Home Affairs (“Minister”) and accepted by Mr Janusz Walus during the High Court proceedings in November 2020...READ MORE

The Department of Home Affairs clarifies misleading reports about the judgment related to finalising 182 permanent residence applications, allegedly with R15 billion to invest

The Department of Home Affairs notes the judgment delivered by the Pretoria High Court yesterday, 07 November 2022, giving the Department 30 days to finalise 182 applications for permanent residence...READ MORE

Minister’s press statement on further media campaign by the independent newspapers

On 28 October 2022, the Star newspaper owned by the Sekunjalo Group of Companies published another article entitled “Sex scandal rocks Home Affairs” in both its print and electronic platforms...READ MORE

Minister’s press statement on the media campaign by the independent newspapers

On 20 October 2022, the Star newspaper owned by the Sekunjalo Group of Companies published a prominent article entitled “More ANC graft and sex scandals” in both its print and electronic platforms...READ MORE

Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi wishes to clarify the department’s position regarding the Electoral Amendment Bill

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has noted the confusion concerning the Department’s position regarding the Electoral Amendment Bill...READ MORE

Minister Aaron Motsoaledi approves new fees for passports and travel documents

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has amended the fees for South African passports and travel documents in terms of section 4(1)(e) of the South African Passports and Travel Documents Act, 1994 (Act No. 4 of 1994), and in consultation with the Minister of Finance...READ MORE

Deputy Minister Nzuza to participate in a seminar on a path towards a digitised Home Affairs in partnership with the University of Johannesburg

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Njabulo Nzuza will on Thursday, 06 October 2022 deliver the keynote address at a Seminar to be hosted by the University of Johannesburg that will discuss the Department’s path towards digitisation as part of the broader Modernisation Programme...READ MORE