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Public Notice: Early closure of George Municipal offices on 24 and 31 December 2021

Public Notice: Early closure of George Municipal offices on 24 and 31 December 2021
Issued by George Municipality 22 December 2021

All George Municipality offices will close at 13h00 on 24 and 31 December 2021 with the exception of the Traffic Department, Vehicle Testing Station and Motor Vehicle Registration offices that will close at 12h00. Emergency and other essential services will continue during these periods.

EARLY CLOSURE @ 12H00 for 24 and 31 December (all customers within gates will be assisted)

  • Traffic Department Offices, Driving and Learners Licences:
    Mission Street, Pacaltsdorp 044 878 2400
  • Vehicle Testing Station
    Hibernia Street (next to train station) 044 801 9312
  • Motor Vehicle Registration and Licencing
    Hibernia Street (next to train station) 044 801 9310

All after-hours George Municipality (including Uniondale and Haarlem)emergencies: 044 801 6300
Fire Emergencies: 044 801 6311
General public email for all matters:
Garden Route District Municipality Disaster Management emergencies: 044 805 5071 (all hours)

Ratepayers are requested to use one of the below-mentioned methods to make payments:

Accounts can be paid via electronic transfer (EFT – see details below), via pay@ mobile applications (see details below) and at Pick n Pay, Checkers, Shoprite, USave and SPAR. Please take your most recent available account statement with you so that the shop can access the bar code that connects your payment to your GRG account number.

Meter readings
Online submissions of water meter readings are welcomed and can be provided via the below email address along with the accountholder’s name, contact details and GRG account number.

Consumers must please note the change in email address to
Account related enquiries:

Bank Details for electronic payment (please note bank details changed 1 December 2020)

First National Bank (FNB)
Account Type: Public Sector Cheque Account
Account Name: George Municipality
Account Number: 62869623150
Branch Code: 210554
Swift Code: FIRNZAJJ

Reference: your GRG account number (please enter your account number without the GRG in front and without any spaces in-between)
Proof of payment to be sent to

pay@ mobile applications
Download Masterpass, Snapscan or Zapper application on your mobile phone and complete your profile.

You can also use the following link for payment of your account:

Prepaid electricity purchases

Pre-paid electricity queries to Itron/Ontec: 044 873 5474
Emergency credit control queries (063 699 5998)