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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


Extension of temporary concession in respect of foreign nationals in light of a continued backlog in processing outcomes on Waiver applications, Visa applications and Appeal applications


Minister Motsoaledi to visit Nelson Mandela Metro Municipality

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, is set to visit Gqeberha in the Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Municipality, Eastern Cape, on Monday, 19 February 2024...READ MORE

Deputy Minister Nzuza to take Home Affairs services to Langa and Du Noon, in Cape Town

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Njabulo Nzuza, is scheduled to visit Langa and Du Noon in Cape Town, on Wednesday 14 February 2024, where he will be taking Home Affairs services to the people via the Home Affairs mobile offices...READ MORE

Home Affairs Department extremely pleased with public response to the extension of operating hours as more than 33 500 people visited offices on the first two days of the Voter Registration Weekend.

The Department of Home Affairs assisted more than 33 500 people in its offices and 105 mobile units that were deployed in the first two days of the service delivery blitz during the Voter Registration Weekend...READ MORE


Home Affairs offices to open for an extra two hours on Friday, 02 February and from 8am to 5pm on the Weekend of 03 and 04 February 2024, for ID collection, in support of Voter Registration Weekend

The Department of Home Affairs will open its offices for an extra two hours on Friday, 02 February 2024 from 16:00 to 18:00 for ID collection...READ MORE


Minister Motsoaledi extends the closing date for submission of public comments on the White Paper on Citizenship, Migration and Refugee Protection to 31 January 2024

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has announced the extension of the closing date for the submission of public comments on the White Paper on Citizenship, Immigration and Refugee Protection from 19 January 2024 to 31 January 2024...READ MORE


Home Affairs system is back online

The Department of Home Affairs wishes to announce that the system was back online from midday today and services were available to citizens and other clients...READ MORE

Home Affairs services temporarily unavailable

The Department of Home Affairs wishes to regrettably alert citizens that its services are not available at the moment due to a technical problem on the State Information Technology Agency (SITA) mainframe which affects access to the National Population Register (NPR)...READ MORE

Deputy Minister Mr Njabulo Nzuza to share festive cheer with parents of babies born on Christmas and handover birth certificates as part of the Department’s Early Birth Registration campaign.

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Njabulo Nzuza, is scheduled to share the festive cheer with parents of babies born on Christmas.

PRESS STATEMENT on the requirements for applications for exemption permits to be issued ni terms of Section 31 (2) (b) of the Immigration Act 13 of 2002

The Minister has decided to issue directives setting out the requirements for applications for exemption permits ot be complied with by the affected Lesotho and Zimbabwean nationals...READ MORE (<<<PDF)

Minister Motsoaledi admitted to hospital

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has today, 11 December 2023, been admitted to the Steve Biko Academic Hospital for a medical procedure...READ MORE