What do I need to get a South African ID?

How much does a South African ID cost?

You can get a South African ID if you are a South African citizen or permanent resident and are aged 16 years or older.

Applying for an Identity Document.

Types of Applications Cost of Applications Photographs
Replacement of an ID or Smart Card R140 Two identical ID photos
Temporary ID R70 Two identical ID photos

Can I apply for a South African ID online?

e-Home Affairs allows people who are aged between 30 and 35 years old to apply for their smart ID cards and passports, upload supporting documents and pay for their applications online. They can make an appointment with their selected banks to have their photos taken and fingerprints verified.

How long does it take to get an ID in South Africa?

receive a Smart ID Card? 14 working days from date of application provided it is a straight forward application meeting all the requirements.

How do I get my South African ID without a birth certificate?

* If you don’t have a birth certificate

  1. Completed forms DHA-24, DHA-24/A x 2 and DHA-288 to register the birth. …
  2. If you are a citizen, you need to bring your valid South African ID.
  3. If you don’t have a valid South African ID, you need to submit Form BI-9 to apply for an ID.
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Is Home Affairs open during lockdown?

Home Affairs offices will continue opening Monday to Friday, from 08:00 to 15:30. We are extending our operating hours to 19:00 to accommodate people who need to register deaths and births up to 15 February 2021. … Nobody will be allowed to enter any Home Affairs office without a mask.

How do I get a first time ID in South Africa?

First time applicant identity document:

  1. BI 9 form/DHA-9 (COMPULSORY FOR ALL PEOPLE 16 YEARS AND OLDER) – Full set of fingerprints. …
  2. BI 529 – Determination of citizenship; Compulsory for all applications. …
  3. Divorce decree. …
  4. Certified copy of marriage certificate.

Can I apply for my ID at capitec?

People can apply for their smart ID through the Department of Home Affairs or they can get their smart ID at a bank. … Members of the public can also get thier passport from banks like FNB, Capitec and Nedbank.

How long is a temporary ID valid for in South Africa?

All temporary identity (ID) certificates issued during the lockdown period that have not yet expired are now valid up to 31 October 2020.

Can I do my ID at FNB?

FNB in partnership with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has launched the application of Smart ID and passport (new/ renewal) to the public. Apply online and collect at one of these FNB Branches: Lynnwood (Grove Shopping Mall), Centurion Lifestyle, 4 Merchant Place and Burgersfort.

Do South African ID cards have an expiry date?

There is no expiry date for the green bar coded ID. It is valid until the time we sort out everything we need to deal with [in issuing the smart ID].”

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How do I apply for a lost ID card?

Unfortunately, I ________ (Name), lost my identity card during _________ (Shifting of House / Documentation Theft / Travelling) and due to the loss of ID Card, I am unable to __________ (Issue books from library / Use e-library service / etc.). I once again request you to kindly issue me with the duplicate ID Card.

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