Home Affairs on system downtime

Media statement on system downtime

The Department of Home Affairs is experiencing a system downtime which is affecting the issuing of smart ID cards and passports. All other services are not affected and are available in all DHA front offices across the country.

A technical team is working around the clock to resolve the issue and restore all services.

We apologise for the inconvenience caused to citizens and clients, and remain committed to improving services we render.

Source: Government of South Africa