Home  »  Home Affairs Implements Visa Waivers

Home Affairs

Home Affairs Implements Visa Waivers


Department of Home Affairs 16 August 2019 Travelers from Qatar, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates and New Zealand will no longer need visas to visit South Africa for holidays and…

Visa Requirements for Tourists Under the Spotlight


Department of Home Affairs 15 July 2019 Tourism arrivals will increase if visa requirements for entry into South Africa are relaxed. Speaking during the home affairs department’s 2019 budget vote…

Draft White Paper on Home Affairs on Track


Department of Home Affairs 13 March 2019 The home affairs minister, Siyabonga Cwele, recently revealed that the Draft White Paper on Home Affairs will be redrafted, following public input, and…

President Ramaphosa Assents to Electoral Laws Amendment Act


The PresidencyPresident Ramaphosa has assented to the Electoral Laws Amendment Act.Parliament passed the bill and sent it to the president for signing earlier this month.The bill, designed to enhance the…

Electoral Laws Amendment 2018


Year of publication 2018 Explanatory Summary Published in GG 41907 of 14 September 2018

Comment Sought on White Paper on Home Affairs


Department of Home AffairsA draft white paper setting out how the home affairs department is to be repositioned in order to deliver on its full mandate has been published for…

Parliament Passes Electoral Laws Amendment Bill


ParliamentParliament has passed the Electoral Laws Amendment Bill and sent it to president Ramaphosa for assent.The bill, designed to enhance the existing legislative mechanisms that ensure free and fair elections,…

Draft Electoral Laws Amendment Bill on the Cards


ParliamentA draft bill that aims to amend relevant electoral legislation in order to allow independent candidates to stand for public office in provincial and national elections is in the pipeline.The…

Civil Union Amendment 2018


Draft bill full text Published in GG 41475 of 1 March 2018 Correction notice in GG 41540 of 28 March 2018 Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill)…