South African Passport fees 2024

South African Passport fees 2024

Service Tariff
Identity Document: Issuing of first document. FREE
Identity Document: Re-issuing, provided that the re-issuing of identity documents is free of charge in those cases where an identity document was issued and the forename is repeated as a surname in the document, if the Department did not insist on the application for insertion of the surname at the time of the initial application, and when a new identity document is issued to a former TBVC-citizen to replace his old South African identity document classifying him as a non-South African citizen. R140.00
Temporary Identity Certificate: Issuing of a Temporary Identity Certificate (TIC). R70.00
First issue of an Unabridged Birth Certificate.

First issue of an abridged Death or Marriage Certificate.

FREE
Issuing of an Unabridged Birth, Death or Marriage Certificate, or a reproduction of the relevant register or a reproduction of any supporting documentation which is coupled to the register concerned, as well as verification of information from birth, marriage and death registers with regard to any individual, provided that where such reproduction or verification is required for official purposes by a Government institution within the meaning of serial number 11, it will be FREE of charge. R75.00
Issuing of an abridged computer printed or handwritten birth, death or marriage certificate, provided that no fees are payable for the issuing of the prescribed certificate on registration of birth, death or marriage. R20.00
Application for any amendment to the birth register of any person including the noting of the fact of adoption in the birth register of a person i.r.o the Child Care Act, 1983, but excluding the re-registration of a birth i.r.o. section 11 of the Births and Deaths Registration Act, 1992, which is free of charge. R70.00
Application for any change of the forenames or surname of a minor (Sections 24 and 25 of Act 51 of 1992). R70.00
Application for the changing of a major’s fornames in the birth register (Section 24 of Act 51 of 1992). The insertion of a major’s surname in the birth register, however, is free of charge if his identity document was issued with the forename repeated as a surname. The subsequent re-issuing of such a person’s identity document is also free of charge. R140.00
Application by a major to assume a different surname (provided that, should the applicant be lawfully married, the amount also includes the applicantion of his spouse as well as thoase of any minor children, or if the applicant is a divorced female or widow, it also includes the application of her minor children, if any)(Section 26 of Act 51 of 1992) R325.00
Issuing of a duplicate confirmation of the change of a major’s forenames and/or surname R70.00
Letter of confirmation of marital status R50.00
First application for Tourist Passport R400.00
Re- apply must bring old passport copy R400.00
Re-apply with lost passport R800.00
Re-apply with passport that is full – must bring full passport R400.00
Re-apply with passport that is full – but passport is lost R800.00
Re-apply for passport with 3 pages left – must bring passport R400.00
Re-apply for passport with 3 pages left  – but passport is lost R800.00
First time application for Maxi Tourist Passport R600.00
Re-apply for Maxi Toursit Passport – passport lost or not present R1200
Re-apply for Maxi Tourist Passport that is full – must present old Passport R600
Have a Tourist Passport and just got married and applies for new surname or marriage surname on passport – must present passport with old surname R400
Just married and and has changed surname – but old Passport is lost or not present R800
Has old Tourist Passport and applies for second passport – must present old passport to carry two passports R400
Official Passport (including official emergency passport) or crewmember certificate, and a temporary passport issued for official purposes. FREE
Crew Member Certificate R350.00
Naturalization application and issue of original citizenship certificate R300.00
Issuing of duplicate citizenship certificate (including application for certificates issued in terms of section 16 of Act 88 of 1995) as well as confirmation (To whom it may concern) R90.00
Resumption of SA citizenship, in terms of section 13 of Act 88 of 1995 R300.00
Retention of SA citizenship, in terms of section 6(2) of Act 88 of 1995 R300.00
Retrospective exemption in terms of section 26(4) of the South African Citizenship Act, 1995, from the loss of South African citizenship. R300.00
The furnishing of information from the Population Register on magnetic tape or similar format in accordance with the provisions of section 21 of the Identification Act, 1997 (Act 68 of 1997) R480.00requested for every 5000 persons or for portion thereof.
Furnishing of information from the Population Register for official purposes to any Department of State, Local Authority or Statutory Body. Provided that the prescribed fees for abridged or unabridged certificates shall be payable if such certificates are requested. FREE
Frame of four black and white photos taken for ID applications. R40.00

Overview of Public Universities in South Africa

Here's an overview of some public universities in South Africa, including general admissions requirements and estimated application periods. Keep in mind, specific program requirements and dates can vary significantly, so it's important to check each university's official website for the most current information.

University of Pretoria

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with minimum scores in specific subjects related to the chosen program; for international students, equivalent qualifications.
  • Application Period: Usually opens in March and closes at the end of July for most programs.

University of Cape Town

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with pass levels required for degree study; subject-specific requirements depending on the program.
  • Application Period: Application opens in April and closes at the end of July.

Stellenbosch University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required marks; some programs have additional testing.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and typically closes at the end of June.

University of the Witwatersrand

  • Admissions Requirements: Matriculation certificate with university exemption; required scores vary by faculty.
  • Application Period: Begins in March and ends on the 30th of September.

University of Johannesburg

  • Admissions Requirements: Matric exemption with a minimum APS score; specific subject requirements based on the faculty.
  • Application Period: Opens in April and generally closes by the 30th of September.

University of the Free State

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific marks for the program applied to; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Typically opens in April and closes at the end of August.

University of Venda

  • Admissions Requirements: Completion of the National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for diploma or degree studies; specific APS scores needed.
  • Application Period: Usually from May to September.

University of Fort Hare

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; certain programs may have specific requirements.
  • Application Period: Opens around May and closes at the end of September.

University of the Western Cape

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific performance levels; additional requirements for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Generally from May to September.

North-West University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with university exemption; program-specific requirements may apply.
  • Application Period: Opens in March and usually closes by the end of August.

Rhodes University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate or equivalent; minimum academic performance in certain subjects.
  • Application Period: Applications open in April and close at the end of September.

Nelson Mandela University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; portfolio or additional tests for some faculties.
  • Application Period: Opens in April, with a deadline at the end of August for most programs.

Cape Peninsula University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores; additional requirements for certain courses.
  • Application Period: Opens in May and typically closes by the end of September.

University of Limpopo

  • Admissions Requirements: Senior Certificate with endorsement for diploma or degree courses; specific APS scores for different programs.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

University of Zululand

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with an endorsement for bachelor’s degree studies; specific score requirements for various programs.
  • Application Period: Usually between April and November.

Central University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with specific scores for the chosen field of study; additional criteria for certain programs.
  • Application Period: Application period generally starts in May and ends in October.

Vaal University of Technology

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with a pass that qualifies for admission to bachelor’s degree, diploma, or higher certificate programs.
  • Application Period: Typically from May to September.

Walter Sisulu University

  • Admissions Requirements: National Senior Certificate with required scores for chosen programs; additional criteria for certain faculties.
  • Application Period: From April to September.

This list provides a starting point for understanding the admissions landscape across South Africa's diverse higher education institutions. Given the variability in programs and requirements, it's crucial to consult each university's website for the most accurate and up-to-date information.