Is Home Affairs open during the week?

Is Home Affairs open during the week?

Home Affairs offices are open between 8am and 3.30pm: Monday to Friday. DHA service contact points observe all Covid-19 health protocols.

Do you have to make an appointment to go to Home Affairs?

Note: (A branch visit is mandatory to capture and\or verify your biometric details, i.e. photo, fingerprints and signature). You can also finalise your application at any Home Affairs office; no appointment is required.

Does Home Affairs allow Walkin?

NO Walk-in’s are allowed at BANKS. You can ONLY visit a bank branch once you have made an online application and booked your visit.

Can you do your ID online?

e-Home Affairs allows people to apply for their smart ID cards and passports, upload supporting documents and pay for their applications online. The best part of this process is that individuals can now do all of this in the comfort of their own homes.

Can you do your South African ID online?

You can also apply for your ID using the online service at

Is Home Affairs open for ID renewal?

The Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, has approved the resumption of Identity Document (ID) and passport applications and extended the validity period of legally issued visas or asylum permits which expired during the lockdown period to 31 December 2021.

How do I book an appointment with Home Affairs?

By visiting the Home Affairs website – at www. dha. For guidance, clients may also call the Home Affairs Contact Centre (HACC) on 0800 60 11 90.

Can you make an appointment at Home Affairs Online?

To book an appointment, visit and click on BABS. It’s quick and easy. The appointment booking system is one of the many strategies that we have introduced to fight the long queues.

Why did the Department of Home Affairs extend its working hours?

Home Affairs Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has instructed the Department to extend operating hours to ensure that all clients that visited the offices on Friday are served. Minister Motsoaledi said the Department owed it to the public to extend operating hours to compensate for the unfortunate network failure incident.

Is the Department of Home Affairs open in April 2022?

“The Department of Home Affairs is extending operating hours until Friday, 08 April 2022, to deal with queues at offices following an increase in demand for services. During this period, offices will open until 18:30,” said the department in a statement.

What are the hours of operation for the offices?

OFFICE HOURS: Offices open to the public as follows: Monday to Friday: 8:00 to 15:30 | Every last Wednesday of the month: 9:00 to 15:30

Is the Department of Home Affairs back up and running?

The ministry’s spokesperson, Siya Qoza, said that the system was back up and running. “The Department of Home Affairs will operate for extended hours on Monday the 4th of April, 2022. The offices will operate until 6.30pm in the evening and everyone who is in the office by that time will be assisted,” Qoza said.