Home Affairs extends operating hours for voter registration weekend

The Department of Home Affairs announced that it will extend operating hours for ID collections ahead of the latest voter registration weekend.

The department says the extension is for ID, temporary IDs for collections for citizens to register to vote for this year's election.

"Services to be offered are application and collection of IDs and applications for Temporary Identification Certificates (TICs). The TICs cost R70 and are issued on the spot," said Njabulo Nzuza, Home Affairs Deputy Minister.

PICTURE: Department of Home Affairs

Operational hours will be extended from 16:00 to 18:00 for ID collection on Friday. On Saturday and Sunday, the offices will open for nine hours, from 8 am to 5 pm.

“We want to assist those who need an ID to participate in the voter registration an opportunity to come and collect their documents. We particularly encourage young people to come to our offices from Friday afternoon and over the weekend to come and apply or collect their documents,” said Nzuza.

‘’We encourage clients who have applied for identification documents and have been waiting for three weeks or more, to seize this opportunity by visiting their Home Affairs office to collect these critical documents,’’ added Njabulo Nzuza, Home Affairs Deputy Minister.


Done By: Alungile Njemla


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