smart id

  1. Jamie McKane

    Collecting my new Smart ID - Home Affairs downtime issues

    Collecting my new Smart ID - Home Affairs downtime issues My experience in getting a new Smart ID from Home Affairs has gone downhill quickly, thanks to widespread system outages. At the beginning of March 2020, I started the process to sign up for a new Smart ID and was impressed by the...
  2. Jamie McKane

    All the bank branches where you can get your Smart ID and passport

    All the bank branches where you can get your Smart ID and passport Home Affairs launched its online Smart ID and passport applications portal almost two and a half years ago. It was initially only open to South Africans between 30 and 35, but Home Affairs gradually increased the range of...
  3. Kevin Lancaster

    Smart ID card online applications going well: Home Affairs

    Smart ID card online applications going well: Home Affairs Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says the department has been receiving a lot of positive feedback from citizens who have applied for their smart ID cards online.
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    This is how great the new Smart ID online application is

    This is how great the new Smart ID online application is Select South Africans can now apply for their passport and Smart ID online, and it is great.
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    Get your Smart ID card online – eHomeAffairs launched

    Get your Smart ID card online – eHomeAffairs launched The Department of Home Affairs has launched an online service that lets South Africans apply for their Smart IDs or passports online.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    187,000 Smart ID cards gathering dust

    187,000 Smart ID cards gathering dust Almost 200,000 newly issued smart ID cards are gathering dust at Home Affairs offices around the country.
  7. Kevin Lancaster

    What it looks like when you apply for a Smart ID

    What it looks like when you apply for a Smart ID We take a look inside a Home Affairs office equipped with the Live Capture system used to issue Smart IDs.
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    Apply for your Smart ID card and passport online

    Apply for your Smart ID card and passport online The Department of Home Affairs is getting ready to launch the pilot of its e-channel portal, allowing you to apply for your Smart ID and passport online.
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    Smart ID and passport system going offline

    Smart ID and passport system going offline The Department of Home Affairs’s Live Capture system will be closed for a period of five days.
  10. Kevin Lancaster

    Get your Smart ID from the bank – what to expect in phase 2

    Get your Smart ID from the bank – what to expect in phase 2 The Department of Home Affairs has stated when the next phase of its Smart ID trial with FNB and Standard Bank will kick off.
  11. Kevin Lancaster

    This is where you can get your Smart ID

    This is where you can get your Smart ID right now Smart ID applications are no longer limited to youth, pensioners, and bank employees.
  12. Kevin Lancaster

    SA Smart ID card wins tech award

    SA Smart ID card wins tech award The Department of Home Affairs’ Smart ID card project has won the ICT Service Delivery and Transformation Award.
  13. Kevin Lancaster

    Smart ID cards in SA – is the system already being defrauded?

    Smart ID cards in SA – is the system already being defrauded? Home Affairs on Wednesday noted with concern “misleading reports” about the Smart ID project.
  14. Kevin Lancaster

    Smart ID cards not corruptible: Home Affairs

    Smart ID cards not corruptible: Home Affairs The smart identification card remained the most secure form of identification ever produced, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said.
  15. Kevin Lancaster

    How to get your Smart ID at the bank

    How to get your Smart ID at banks The Department of Home Affairs has launched Smart ID pilot projects at Standard Bank and FNB – here are the details.
  16. Kevin Lancaster

    Get your ID, passport from the bank

    You can now get your ID, passport from the bank Major banks will soon be taking applications for new smart card IDs, Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Tuesday
  17. Kevin Lancaster

    Over 1 million Smart IDs issued

    Over 1 million Smart IDs issued Over a million smart-ID cards have been issued in less than a year, home affairs director general Mkuseli Apleni said on Wednesday
  18. jes

    New Smart ID cards work for the disabled

    New Smart ID cards work for the disabled The new smart card identity documents will give the visually impaired greater freedom to function as independent citizens
  19. jes

    Smart ID card fee might be waived

    Smart ID card fee might be waived Home Affairs Minister Naledi Pandor and Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will decide whether to waive the fee for new smart ID cards
  20. jes

    Smart ID cards for every South African

    Smart ID cards for every South African All South African citizens should have identity documents, says Deputy President Kgalema Motlanthe
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