29 November 2019

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, will host a media briefing on South Africa’s e-Visa system, the Border Management Authority (BMA) and facilitation of traveller movement at ports of entry. The objective of the briefing is to announce the pilot process of the electronic visa application system and its roll-out.

Minister Motsoaledi, with acting DG Thulani Mavuso, will also outline the next steps on the establishment of a Border Management Authority. The briefing will further provide an update on the implementation of plans announced on the facilitation of traveller movement at ports of entry between 4 December 2019 and 13 January 2020.

Members of the media are invited to the media briefing session, scheduled as follows:

Date: Sunday, 1 December 2019
Time: 11h00
Venue: Home Affairs Ministry, 909 Arcadia Street, Hatfield


For Media Enquiries:

Siya Qoza – 082 898 1657 (spokesperson for the Minister of Home Affairs)

David Hlabane – 071 342 4284 (media manager for the Department of Home Affairs)


For RSVP: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 060 962 4982

Twitter: @HomeAffairsSA