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APPLICATION FOR FIRST IDENTITY DOCUMENT/RE-ISSUE OF IDENTITY DOCUMENT
 

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Any South African citizen reaching the age of 16 years must apply for an Identity Document.

The following documents need to be submitted for a first Identity Document:

  • form BI-9E, duly completed with full set of fingerprints (to be obtained from Embassy or Honorary Consul, as it cannot be downloaded)
  • 2 passport size photographs in respect of applicant (in line with photo specifications)
  • copy of birth certificate
  •  copies of identity documents of both parents (in a case where parents have passed on, the lawful guardian will submit the certified copy of the court order certificate of adoption and certified copy of his/her identity document)
  • copy of marriage certificate (if applicable)
  •  if born outside of South Africa and obtained citizenship in South Africa by means of Permanent Residence and naturalization a copy of Naturalisation Certificate must be included

The following documents need to be submitted for the RE-issue of Identity Document:

  • form BI-9E, duly completed with full set of fingerprints (to be obtained from Embassy or Honorary Consul, as it cannot be downloaded)
  • DKK application fee of DKK74.00 in bank transfer – see details below for Consular Section Account).
  • 2 passport size photographs in respect of applicant (in line with photo specifications)
  • copy of previous ID (if available)
  • copy of marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • if born outside of South Africa and obtained citizenship in South Africa by means of Permanent Residence and naturalization a copy of Naturalisation Certificate must be included. For the taking and certification of the fingerprints and photos and the certification of application form please contact the South African Embassy, nearest South African Representative (Honorary Consul) in your area or the local police authority. Please be advised that the completed application for the Identity Document passport will be forwarded to South Africa for processing which could take approximately 12-16 weeks.
BANK CONNECTION   DANSKE BANK
REG   4001
ACC. NO   10647320
IBAN   DK 630000010647320 SWIFT CODE: DABADKKK
 
For further information please contact the Consular Section:
Tel   +45 391 8 0155
Monday - Friday   09h00-12h00 (No VISA related telephone enquiries will be handled)
Email   copenhagen.consular@dirco.gov.za
 
NB: VISA related telephone enquiries to be made during the following times:
Monday to Thursday   08:00 – 09:00 and 12:30 – 15:00
Friday   12:30 – 13:30
 
South African Embassy, Consular Section, Gammel Vartov Vej 8, DK-2900, Hellerup, Denmark
 
HE Zindziswa Nobutho Mandela
Ambassador
 
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