What is a Passport?
A passport is an official travel document issued by a government that contains a person’s identity for international travel.
Where To Do Passport In South Africa
South African passports are issued only in Pretoria, South Africa. However, applications must still be submitted or forwarded to the applicable South African representative office.
Applications take six (6) months or more to be finalized.
How much does it cost to get your passport in South Africa?
|Document for traveling purposes (BI-105)||R600.00|
|Maxi Tourist Passport (48 Pages)||R1200.00|
|Crew Member Certificate||R600.00|
|Naturalization application and issue of original citizenship certificate||R300|
How long does it take to apply for a South African passport?
Depending on the type of application you are making, the length of time it takes to apply for a South African passport can vary.
For first-time adult applicants, the process usually takes around 3-4 weeks.
What documents do I need for a South African passport?
A duly completed passport application Form DHA-73
Your original identity document and a copy, or a birth certificate and copy thereof if under 16
If under 18 years old, parental consent is for issuing the passport. Please see Tourist passports: persons under 16 for the requirements
A completed determination of citizenship Form DHA-529 when applying from abroad
Present any existing valid tourist passport if you have lost your passport or it has been stolen and you are applying for a new passport, you must provide a loss of passport report (DHA-335 ) and confirmation that you reported the loss to the police
Two color photographs that comply with the Passport and ID Photograph Specifications (NOT needed at smartcard offices as ID images are captured digitally)
Pay the prescribed fee for the passport