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Marriage Policy Dialogue on Track


Department of Home Affairs 14 October 2019 The new Marriage Policy is expected to be drawn up by March 2021. The home affairs minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, confirmed this during…

Heading of Immigration Regulations Corrected


Department of Home Affairs 18 September 2019 The home affairs department has issued a correction notice on the First Amendment of the Immigration Regulations. The amended regulations were published at…

New Marriage Policy on Track


Department of Home Affairs 3 September 2019 The home affairs department wants to submit a new Marriage Policy to cabinet for approval by March 2021. The department confirmed this in…

New Marriage Policy for South Africa on the Cards


Department of Home Affairs 28 August 2019 A new marriage policy for South Africa is on the cards. The home affairs department has announced that a dialogue on the development…

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…