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Home Affairs opens up applications for smart IDs

7 December 2015 9:42 AM

Smart IDs are no longer only issued to the elderly and people who lost their IDs. Applications are now open to anyone living in Gauteng.

If you live in Gauteng, you can now apply for a smart ID. Previously, smart IDs were only issued to the elderly and people who had lost ID books.

Home Affairs Gauteng head Albert Matsaung on Monday spoke to John Robbie about the opening of the new stage of applications for smart IDs.

Listen to the conversation below:

We are opening up for Gauteng province for the application of the Smart [ID] card. We have offices we have dedicated to smart cards, which the public can use.

Albert Matsaung, Gauteng Provincial Home Affairs Manager

Below are the offices ready for smart ID applications:

• JOHANNESBURG REGIONAL OFFICE - 77 C/O Harrison & Plein Street
• SOWETO REGIONAL OFFICE - C/O Kumalo & Armitage Street, Orlando West, Soweto
• THUSONG DISTRICT OFFICE - MAPONYA MALL (SOWETO) Shop 368, Maponya Mall, Old Potchefstroom Road, Extension 5
• ALEXANDRA Medium Office (WYNBERG) - 725 Fortuna House, 4th Street, Wynberg
• RANDBURG Medium Office - 198 Malibongwe Drive, Ferndale Ext 3

7 December 2015 9:42 AM


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