Only South African citizens who are not on the voters’ roll are required to register.
To apply for registration, applicants must in person submit the completed application form (REC1/ OC form), together with their Green bar-coded identity document, valid Temporary Identity Certificate (TIC – valid for 2 months) or Smart Card and a valid passport to the Special Registration Officer at those foreign missions where registration services will be rendered.
Eligibility to Register
To be eligible to register abroad, a person must:
a) Be a South African citizen;
b) Be 16 years of age or older;
c) Possess a valid green bar-coded identity document, a valid Temporary Identity Certificate (valid for 2 months) or Smart Card;
d) Possess a valid South African passport and
e) Submit in person the application form, the identity document and a valid passport to a Special Registration Officer appointed by the Commission for that purpose.
Please note: Only a green bar-coded ID, a valid Temporary Identification Certificate or a Smart Card are accepted for registration purposes. No other document will be accepted.
Registration will be open during the Embassy’s normal office hours until 7 February 2014 and the weekends of 18/19 January 2014 (9:00 – 17:00) and 25/26 January 2014 (9:00 – 17:00).