HOME AFFAIRS AND BASIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENTS COLLABORATE TO FACILITATE APPLICATIONS FOR IDENTITY DOCUMENTS MATRICULANTS

HOME AFFAIRS AND BASIC EDUCATION DEPARTMENTS COLLABORATE TO FACILITATE APPLICATIONS FOR IDENTITY DOCUMENTS MATRICULANTS

The Deputy Minister of Home Affairs, Njabulo Nzuza together with the Deputy Minister of Basic Education Dr Reginah Mhaule will on Tuesday, 16 June 2020 facilitate the applications for identity documents for matriculants in Mpumalanga as part of Youth Month celebrations.

Following government’s decision on the reopening of schools for Grade 7 and Grade 12 learners, the Department of Home Affairs has taken a decision to gradually phase in the application of IDs for matriculants in line with COVID – 19 regulations pertaining to services offered to the public. As part of the visit, Deputy Minister Nzuza will highlight the impact of the collaborative efforts between the Departments of Home Affairs and Basic Education to roll out a national programme to facilitate the application of IDs for learners who are first applicants as well as matriculants.

Members of the media are invited as follows:

Part One
VISIT TO THE MBOMBELA HOME AFFAIRS OFFICE
Date: Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Venue: Home Affairs Office, Brander & Henshall Streets, Mbombela
Time: 08h00

Part Two
VISIT TO WHITE RIVER HOME AFFAIRS OFFICE
Date: Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Venue: White River Home Affairs Office, 10 Theo Kleynhans Street, White River
Time: 10h00

Part Three
VISIT TO HAZYVIEW HOME AFFAIRS OFFICE
Date: Tuesday, 16 June 2020
Venue: Hazyview Home Affairs Office, Shop 24 Simunye Centre, Hazyview
Time: 13h00

For media enquiries contact:
Thabo Mokgola – 060 962 4982 (Home Affairs)
Elijah Mhlanga – 083 580 8275 (Basic Education)

ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENTS OF HOME AFFAIRS AND BASIC EDUCATION
14 June 2020

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