Got two passports? You could be in danger of losing SA citizenship

Published: 15/Jan/2016
Source: News24

South Africans choosing to work and live in another country, may be surprised to discover they’re no longer citizens of South Africa should they choose to acquire the citizenship of their adoptive country, due to the stricter application of an old Citizenship Act.

According to vague amendments to the South African Citizenship Act 88 of 1995, it states that unless South African expats specifically apply for written permission (from the Minister of Home Affairs) to keep their South African citizenship, they will lose it by default.

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Themes: Double Nationalité
Regions: Afrique du Sud, Afrique australe
Year: 2016