‘Prove SA citizenship’

Published: 1/Août/2018
Source: News24 (South Africa)

By Nompilo Kunene

Home Affairs say that a local man’s South African citizenship is in dispute, despite him being in possession of a green ID book, and having lived in South Africa since the 1980s.

Wynand van der Walt said after he applied for a Smart ID Card recently, Home Affairs officials questioned his citizenship when he went to collect it. They refused to give it to him or refund him for it.

Van der Walt was born in Zimbabwe but his father is South African. The family moved to SA in the 1980s and as far as he knows, he is a South African citizen.

Read further: https://www.news24.com/SouthAfrica/News/prove-sa-citizenship-20180731

Themes: Apatridie, Cartes d’identité et passeports, Perte et déchéance de la nationalité
Regions: Afrique du Sud
Year: 2018