20 May 2020
The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Njabulo Nzuza, will tomorrow, Thursday 21 May 2020, visit the Home Affairs office in Pinetown, Ethekwini, in KwaZulu-Natal. The purpose of the visit is to assess how essential services are provided to citizens during the lockdown.
He will also monitor the condition of the office after receiving several complaints from citizens who visited this facility. During the lockdown, it is required that all interactions are safe and that protective equipment is used properly to protect officials and citizens. 
Home Affairs offices are open from 08h30 to 15h30, Monday to Friday. Limited services currently offered are:
  • issuing of Temporary Identity Certificates
  • issuing of Death Certificates
  • re-issuing of Birth Certificates
  • registration of new born babies
  • collection of IDs
Other services are not available as offices are on skeleton staff.
The media is invited as follows:
Date: Thursday, 21 May 2020
Time: 12h00
Venue: 36 Josiah Gumede Rd, New Germany, Pinetown
RSVP: Thabo Mokgola on 060 962 4982 / This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Enquiries: Siya Qoza, 082 898 1657 (spokesperson for the Minister of Home Affairs) and David Hlabane, ‪071 342 4284 (media manager for the Department of Home Affairs)