Department of Home Affairs
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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.

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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.

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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.

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Home affairs wants modernisation feedback

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Network downtime issues plague home affairs

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

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Home affairs readies for paperless services

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

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Home affairs advances identification, verification systems

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

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May 16, 2018

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.

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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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