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1 10, 2020

Statement by the Minister of Home Affairs regarding the reopening of borders and services during Alert Level 1

2020-10-01T09:49:09+02:00October 1st, 2020|

Original Article Published: 30 September 2020 All 18 land ports of entry will be opened with effect from 1 October 2020. The other 35 land ports of entry remain closed. The Department of Home Affairs is extending the validity period of legally issued visas which expired during the lockdown period to 31 January 2021. [...]

17 09, 2020

Lock down Level 1 announced – here’s what it means for International Travel

2020-09-17T10:40:33+02:00September 17th, 2020|

Article Posted: 17 September 2020 South Africans will be able to go on holidays abroad and inbound tourists will be welcome again from 1 October, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced on Wednesday night. International travel will only be allowed through the main border ports or through OR [...]

3 09, 2020

Upcoming Repatriation Flights

2020-09-03T10:35:15+02:00September 3rd, 2020|

Article Posted: U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (September 1, 2020) Announcing Additional Repatriation Flights: We have been notified of multiple upcoming special commercial repatriation flights operated by different airlines. Some of the below flights have been included in previous announcements. Flight information: DATE DEPARTURE ARRIVAL AIRLINE  1 Sept [...]

4 08, 2020

Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi extends the validity of visas which expired during the lockdown

2020-08-04T09:56:15+02:00August 4th, 2020|

Original Article Published: 01 August 2020 The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, 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 31 October 2020. The Directions extend [...]

9 07, 2020

Health Alert: Upcoming Repatriation Flights

2020-07-09T09:55:50+02:00July 9th, 2020|

Article Posted: U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (July 8, 2020) Health Alert: Upcoming Repatriation Flights – U.S. Embassy Pretoria, South Africa (July 8, 2020) Location: South Africa Event:  The South African Ministry of Health has confirmed 215,855 cases of COVID-19 within its borders. Announcing Multiple Upcoming Repatriation Flights We have been notified [...]

24 06, 2020

The latest lockdown travel rules & regulations

2020-06-24T09:25:43+02:00June 24th, 2020|

Original Article Published: 11 June 2020 The Department of Home Affairs has published a new directive focusing on travel restrictions during South Africa’s coronavirus lockdown. The directive amends the country’s earlier lockdown regulations to allow for international travel in specific circumstances – including the return of [...]

25 05, 2020

South Africa to introduce changes to marriage laws & recognize Hindu-Muslim alliances

2020-05-25T13:16:39+02:00May 25th, 2020|

Original Article Published: 18th May 2020 11:40 PM The South African government is devising a new policy to change the country's marriage laws, including recognising traditional Hindu and Muslim alliances. Customary Hindu and Muslim marriages are currently not recognised as having the same legal status as [...]

25 05, 2020

South Africans who work and study abroad can travel

2020-05-25T12:52:21+02:00May 25th, 2020|

Cape Town -  Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi has given South Africans who work and study abroad the green light to return to the countries where they are based.   Motsoaledi,  the Department of International Relations and Cooperation and the National Coronavirus Command Council, approved essential travel [...]

12 05, 2020

Update on DHA’s regulations to combat spread of COVID-19

2020-05-12T08:51:49+02:00May 12th, 2020|

As of the 11th of May, the DHA released amendments to measures they will be taking to combat the virus and stop the spread. Click on the link below to view/download document. COVID19 GNR 518 of 2020 amendment to measures to prevent and combat the Spread [...]

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