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 [...]

6 05, 2020

Minister of Home Affairs issues measures to combat the spread of COVID-19

2020-05-06T15:23:53+02:00May 6th, 2020|

These are Directions issued in terms of Directive No 10(8) Of the Regulations  Made Under Section 27(2) of The Disaster Management Act 2002( Act No. 57 of 2002): Measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 Click on the link below to view/download the document. [...]

17 04, 2020

Home Affairs outlines measures to deal with immigration

2020-04-17T11:46:21+02:00April 17th, 2020|

Original Article Posted: Tuesday, April 14, 2020 by SAnews.gov.za The Department of Home Affairs has outlined temporary measures that have been put in place to address immigration matters during the lockdown period. The temporary measures were introduced after President Cyril Ramaphosa declared a National State of [...]