How To Apply For A Passport In South Africa

Below is How To Apply For A Passport In South Africa

You need a passport if you want to travel abroad.

A passport is a document issued by a national government for international travel and it certifies the identity and nationality of the holder.

You must have a South African identity document to apply for a passport, or if you are a child, a birth certificate.

If you are traveling on official government business, you may apply for an official passport. Diplomats get a diplomatic passport.

How to apply for your South African passport online?

Simply go to the home affairs website and register.

Create a profile.

Answer the security questions.

Create a password.

Capture the OTP (one-time pin) sent to your cellphone.

Finally, attach a copy of your I

Where can I apply for my South African passport?

Visitor’s passports are issued to South African citizens 16 years and older.

To apply, you’ll need to complete a DHA-73 form at a Home Affairs domestic office or, if you’re overseas, at a South African embassy or mission. You must also: Have proof of your identity.

Do both parents need to be present to get a passport?

Both parents/guardians must authorize the issuance of the child’s passport.

The best way to do this is for both parents/guardians to go with the child in person to apply for the passport. What if both parents/guardians cannot appear in person? You must submit evidence of this with the application.