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Electoral Laws Amendment


Year of publication 2018 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 42095 of 7 December 2018 Explanatory summary published Published in GG 4360 of 28 August 2020 Published in…

Electoral Laws Amendment Bill Heading for Parliament


Department of Home Affairs The Draft Electoral Laws Amendment Bill is heading for parliament. The home affairs department published the draft bill’s explanatory summary in Government Gazette 43697. Cabinet approved…

Home Affairs Offers Additional Services Under Alert Level 2


Department of Home Affairs From the beginning of the lockdown on 26 March 2020 until Wednesday, 26 August 2020, immigration officials assisted 839 004 people to cross South Africa’s borders…

Electoral Laws Amendment 2018


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

Directions to Combat COVID-19 in Home Affairs Amended


Department of Home Affairs Directions on measures to prevent and combat the spread of COVID-19 in home affairs have been amended. The home affairs department published the amended Directions in…

Validity of Visas and Permits Extended


Department of Home Affairs Valid temporary residence visas for foreigners in South Africa have been extended until 31 October 2020. The home affairs department published amended Directions in Government Gazette…

Draft Regulations on Citizenship Act Drawn Up


Department of Home Affairs Draft Regulations on the Citizenship Act have been drawn up. The home affairs department published the draft regulations in Government Gazette 43551 for comment. Amendments are…

Extension on Permits and Visas on the Cards


Department of Home Affairs The home affairs department is to review the extension on permits and visas. The home affairs minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, announced this during the home affairs…

Border Management Authority


Draft bill full text Published in GG 39058 of 6 August 2015 Year of publication 2015 Publication for comment (draft bill) Published in GG 39058 of 6 August 2015 Explanatory…

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)…