Voting abroad date announced – 30 April, 2014

Election Day was officially proclaimed by the President in the Government Gazette on February 25, 2014.

Voting abroad will take place on Wednesday, 30 APRIL 2014. By law it is not possible to vote abroad on any date other than 30 April 2014, and no exceptions will be made.

This also means that no further registration will be entertained.

Applications are now open to notify the IEC of your intention to vote abroad and where (at which mission) citizens intend to vote, by completing a VEC10 form. This includes ALL South Africans who are registered and whose names appear on the voters’ roll.

Applications need to be submitted ONLINE ONLY on the IEC website at and will close at midnight (SA time) on 12 March 2014. Applicants will receive either an e-mail or sms notification to acknowledge receipt of their application.