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

How long does it take to get a passport in South Africa?   If you’re a South African citizen and planning on travelling to another country, you’ll need a South African passport. There are different types of passports, with different application fees for each type.   Tourist passport Visitor’s passports are issued to South African citizens 16 years and older. To … [Read more…]

South African Passport Online Application form

South African Passport Online Application form Types of Passports and Corresponding Requirements Regular Passports Regular South African passports are issued to South African applicants who are 16 years old and older. They are valid for 10 years and are not renewable. When South African passports expire, new passport applications will have to be filed. Child … [Read more…]

South African Maxi Passport Application

Maxi passports are issued to applicants who are 16 years old and above. Maxi passports are 48-page documents meant for frequent travelers. They are the same as regular passports (valid for 10 years) except that they have extra pages to provide for more visa pages. Checklist of Documents to be Submitted: Application forms plus supporting … [Read more…]

South African Emergency Certificate

Emergency Travel Certificates are issued to South Africans who have to travel back home urgently for reasons of death, sickness or any other emergency.  It is in a page form and may be issued with validity ranging from a month to a year. Applicants for emergency travel certificates must also apply for permanent passports. Requirements … [Read more…]

Emergency passport south africa 2020

Emergency Travel Certificates are issued to South Africans who have to travel back home urgently for reasons of death, sickness or any other emergency.  It is in a page form and may be issued with validity ranging from a month to a year. Applicants for emergency travel certificates must also apply for permanent passports. Requirements … [Read more…]