Department of Home Affairs

Home affairs Web site remains offline

The Department of Home Affairs is mum on when its official Web site will be back online, as downtime period reaches two weeks.


Home affairs portal goes offline

The Department of Home Affairs announces a brief time-out of its online applications tool, noting the service will be back up on Monday.


Last chance to have your say on Home Affairs' modernisation plan

Only three days left to comment on the DHA's White Paper, which seeks to make the department fully digitised.


Home affairs wants modernisation feedback

The department issues a draft white paper outlining its modernisation roadmap and calls for comment by 18 February.


Ekurhuleni urges residents to collect smart IDs

The city calls on residents to collect their identity documents, as over 19 000 microchip-embedded cards gather dust at its home affairs office.


Government ready to make e-visas a reality

President Cyril Ramaphosa promises implementation of an electronic visa system, as the country looks to tourism for economic growth opportunities.


Driving licence applications to go online

The Road Traffic Management Corporation plans to introduce an online system to allow the public to secure bookings at vehicle driving licensing centres.


Network downtime issues plague home affairs

The home affairs department reveals unavailability of power in many offices is the main culprit for systems downtime.


Home affairs readies for paperless services

Minister Malusi Gigaba's department prepares to move from manual to electronic birth, marriage and death registrations.


Home affairs advances identification, verification systems

The department pushes the introduction of modern systems aimed at creating a digital environment to improve services.


Open an FNB account with a selfie

The bank introduces new digital innovation solutions, including an option to switch or open an account by taking a selfie through its app.


SA's e-visa system in the works

The home affairs department confirms plans to introduce an online capture system for visa and permit applications.

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