‘Collect ID and smarts card’ - Home Affairs

2016-04-07 06:00

PORT Shepstone Department of Home affairs reminds everyone, who applied for an ID card and/or smart card to collect them urgently.

Nqobile Nhleko of Home affairs said its unbelievable, that since 2014, not many ID books and smart cards have been collected.

“Since March 2014, 200 smart cards have not been collected. Of those who applied in the January to December 2015 period, 472 are still in our possession, in 2016 more than 900 have not been collected. Of the green bar-coded books, also from the June to December 2015 period, 83 are uncollected and this year there are more than 200 not collected.”

Nhleko reminded people that in order for them to vote and/or to register they need their ID book or smart card or they won’t be eligible to do either.

She said Home Affairs will be having a special weekend for collections to be done.

“We will be open on Saturday 9 April and Sunday 10 April from 8am to 5pm on both days. We will deal with collections and the application of smart cards and collection of green bar-coded ID books, this is all in line with voter registration weekend,” said Nhleko.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.


WATCH: Man films himself going down water slide upside down as things go very wrong…

What is at first an exciting tummy-turning adventure stunt, quickly turns into a scarily bad idea caught on camera. Take a look:


You won't want to miss...

WATCH: Conor McGregor: Notorious the trailer
Best date night restaurants in South Africa
WATCH: Ryan Reynolds offers fans a free tattoo in new Deadpool 2 teaser
Should you date your co-worker?
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.