Department Of Home Affairs

Company Name:
Department Of Home Affairs
Address:
113 Van Riebeeck Ave, 1609, Edenvale, South Africa
Phone:
011 452 4014
011 452 4016
Fax:
011 452 8987
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Description
The Department of Home Affairs offers a multitude of services to the citizens of South Africa, as well as foreigners who wish to visit, work or stay in South Africa. The Department’s core functions are:

Civic Services
Immigration
Maintaining the National Population Register (NPR)
Managing the birth, marriage and death records
Determining and granting citizenship
Issuing travel documents and passports
Issuing identity documents (ID)
Administering admissions into the country
Determining the residency status of foreigners and issuing permits thereof
Custodianship of refugee affairs
Inspectorate
Policy directives

Mandate

The mandate of the Department is two-fold:

Firstly, the Department of Home Affairs is custodian, protector and verifier of the identity and status of citizens and other persons resident in South Africa. This makes it possible for people to realize their rights and access benefits and opportunities in both the public and private domains. By expanding these services to marginalized communities, the department plays is a key enabler in deepening democracy and social justice.

Secondly, the Department of Home Affairs controls, regulates and facilitates immigration and the movement of persons through ports of entry. It also provides civics and immigration services at foreign missions; and determines the status of asylum seekers and refugees in accordance with international obligations. The department thus makes a significant contribution to ensuring national security, enabling economic development and promoting good international relations.

Outcomes

Secured South African citizenship and identity
Immigration managed effectively and securely in the national interest including economic, social and cultural development
A services that is effecient, accessible and corruption free.
Vision

A safe, secure South Africa where all of its people are proud of, and value, their identity and citizenship

Mission

The efficient determination and safeguarding of the identity and status of ciitzens and the regulation of migration to ensure security, promote development and fulfil our international obligation.

Values

The DHA is commited:

People-centred and caring
Patriotic
Professional and having intergrity
Corruption free and ethical
Efficient and innovative
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Last update on 2013-11-27.