Home Affairs

Government, parliamentary and legislative information on Home Affairs.

New Tariffs for Film and Publications Board

Department of Home Affairs

Increased classification and registration tariffs for the Film and Publication Board have been published for the 2014-2015 period.

These fees which take effect from 7 April 2014 refer to the registration of internet service providers as well as distributors and exhibitors of films, computer games or internet and mobile phone content.

Draft Immigration Rules Published for Comment

Department of Home Affairs

Rules governing how spouses of South African citizens can apply for a visa or permit have been published for comment.

The Draft Immigration Regulations were published in Government Gazette 37335.

Updated Refugee Appeal Board Rules Commence

Department of Home Affairs

The Refugee Appeal Board Rules (2013) which deal with requirements and procedures for lodging appeals with the board have been published in terms of the Refugees Act (1998).

In terms of the rules an appeal must be lodged by an asylum seeker within 30 days of receipt of a letter of rejection from the refugee status determination officer.