11 February 2020
First applicants for ID now helped
FIRST TIME ID APPLICANTS
INVITATION TO APPLY FOR A SMART ID CARD
In an effort to continuously safeguard the identity and status of citizens, the
Department of Home Affairs has embarked on a process of introducing a Smart ID
Card to the citizenry.
It gives us great pleasure to invite your learners to apply for a Smart ID Card at Home
Affairs office in George during the month of February 2020 between 16h00 until 18h30.
FIRST ISSUED: When you apply for the Smart ID Card the following will be required
➢ - 16 year old AND older must bring along their birth certificates or certified copy
not older than 3 months.
➢ - One of the parents need to be present with his/her ID
➢ - If parents deceased, bring along death certificate and informant/ guardian with
an ID letter from Social worker or Court Order for children in foster care.
➢ - No affidavits are accepted
➢ - Your latest contact details (cellular telephone numbers only), this will enable
the DHA to send an alert when your card is ready for collection
➢ - The application procedure will involve capturing your details on-line, digitally
taking your photograph and fingerprints which will be recorded for the production
of your Smart ID Card.
❖ Arrangements can be made with the Office Manager: Sharon Davids on Sharon.Davids@dha.gov.za OR the Civic Service Supervisor Ms Christine
Booysen on 044 805 4140 or Christine.firstname.lastname@example.org
DEPUTY DIRECTOR: LARGE OFFICE GEORGE