Where Can I Get a Passport In South Africa

What is a Passport?

A passport is an official travel document issued by a government that contains a person’s identity for international travel.

A person with a passport can travel to and from foreign countries more easily and access consular assistance. A passport certifies the personal identity and nationality of its holder.

Where Can I Get a Passport In South Africa?

Applications made within South African borders can be submitted to any office of the Department of Home Affairs; applications made outside of the country can be submitted to your nearest South Africa embassy or mission.

How much is the passport in South Africa?



Adult PassportR600.00
Child PassportR600.00
Replacement of new format South African tourist passport that runs out of blank visa pages, before the expiry dates.R600.00
Document for traveling purposes (BI-105)R600.00
Maxi Tourist Passport (48 Pages)R1200.00

How long does it take to get your passport in South Africa?

It will take about 7-21 working days to process the application and issue the passport. The tourist passport is valid for 10 years.

Note: Passports must be valid for at least 30 days after the intended departure date. Passports should also have at least 2 blank pages for entry stamps.