What documents do you need to apply for a South African ID?

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.

Do you need your parents to get an ID in South Africa?

If you apply for an ID before the age of 18, you will need a written letter of consent from one of your parents. Supply a previous passport if applicable. Two colour photographs (if you have a smart ID card you don’t need to supply any photographs) … It costs R400 to apply for a South African passport.

How long does it take for an ID to be issued 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.

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What documents are needed for national ID?

Requirements

  • SSC or equivalent certificate.
  • Birth certificate.
  • Passport, driving license, or TIN certificate (if available)
  • Utility bill copy, house rent receipt, or holding tax receipt (as proof of address)
  • Citizenship certificate (if applicable)
  • Attested photocopy of Father, mother, husband, or wife’s NID.

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.

How long does it take to get a smart card ID in South Africa?

How long does it take for an applicant to receive a Smart ID Card? 14 working days from date of application provided it is a straight forward application meeting all the requirements.

How much does a smart ID cost?

Smart ID. Western Cape Home Affairs Offices.

Applying for an Identity Document.

Types of Applications Cost of Applications Photographs
Smart ID Card (all other citizens) R140 No photos needed
Replacement of an ID or Smart Card R140 Two identical ID photos
Temporary ID R70 Two identical ID photos

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.

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How much is a temporary ID in South Africa?

Temporary identitity certificate

If your application for an identity document will not be completed in time for you to be able to vote, you can apply for a temporary identity certificate (TIC). The TIC will cost R70-00. You will need: ID number for verification.

How do I know my ID is ready?

How to check if my National identity card is ready

  1. Visit the National Identity Management Commission [NIMC] website.
  2. Scroll down the home page and click on ‘e-ID Card Status Portal’ to check if your card is ready and in an activation centre.

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.

Which bank does smart ID cards?

Absa, FNB, Nedbank, and Standard Bank have had multiple branches supporting the service for several years. Discovery Bank and Investec Bank recently started participating in the programme with one branch each.

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