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NEW NOTICE: IMMIGRATION DIRECTIVE NO. 15 OF 2020: TEMPORARY VISA CONCESSION FOR HOLDERS OF INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER VISAS CURRENTLY RESIDENT IN THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA...READ MORE


Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi extends the validity of visas which expired during the lockdown to 30 June 2021 for short-term and 31 July 2021 for long-term visas

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has issued Directions, in line with the National State of Disaster Regulations, extending the validity period of legally issued visas which expired during the lockdown period to 30 June 2021 for short-term visas, issued for a period not longer than 90 days, such as a tourist visa...READ MORE
 

DEPUTY MINISTER NZUZA TO VISIT NORTH WEST

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Njabulo Nzuza, will undertake a two-day visit on Tuesday, 30 March 2021, to the North West Province...READ MORE

MINISTERIAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE ON ELECTORAL SYSTEM HOSTS FIRST CONSULTATIVE MEETING WITH KEY STAKEHOLDERS

The Ministerial Advisory Committee on the Electoral System will host its first consultative meeting with key stakeholders on 30 March 2021, at 10h00...READ MORE

HOME AFFAIRS DEPUTY MINISTER NJABULO NZUZA VISITS MAMELODI HOSPITAL TO SUPPORT BIRTH REGISTRATION CAMPAIGN

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Njabulo Nzuza, will visit Mamelodi Hospital this Sunday as part of the Department’s drive to assist parents to register their children within 30 days of birth as required by the law...READ MORE 

The Home Affairs Department to offer birth registration service at health facilities throughout the country over the Human Rights Day long weekend

The Department of Home Affairs will be offering birth registration services this Human Rights Day weekend at health facilities nationwide...READ MORE

KEY NOTE ADDRESS BY MINISTER; DR AARON MOTSOALEDI FOR THE INTER-MINISTERIAL ROUNDTABLE ON THE DRAFT MARRIAGE POLICY 

As the Department of Home Affairs, we have already engaged with human and gender rights activists, religious and traditional leaders and academics...READ MORE

ADDRESS BY THE MINISTER OF HOME AFFAIRS, DR AARON MOTSOALEDI, AT THE SIGNING CEREMONY OF A PARTNERSHIP WITH THE UNITED NATION HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR REFUGEES TO ELIMINATE A BACKLOG IN THE ASYLUM SEEKER SYSTEM 

I am going to be signing this agreement after receiving permission to do so from President Cyril Ramaphosa...READ MORE

MEDIA ADVISORY: Invitation to the launch of the asylum Backlog Project – Department of Home Affairs and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency 

Members of the press are invited to the official launch of the asylum Backlog Project, a joint endeavour by the Department of Home Affairs and UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency to eliminate the backlog in South Africa’s asylum system by 2024...READ MORE

MEDIA STATEMENT ON THE ESTABLISHMENT OF A TASK TEAM TO REVIEW CERTAIN PERMITS ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT 

Three weeks ago, in a meeting of the Portfolio Committee on Home Affairs, I announced my intention to set up a task team to review some permits that were issued by the Department over the years...READ MORE

Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi publishes the critical skills list for public comment

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has this morning published the 2021 Critical Skills List for public comment...READ MORE