Voting registration

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Voting registration: Step-by-step on registering online

With the elections cued for 2024, voting registrations have gone full force. Here is a step-by-step guide on online registrations.

Voting registration

Want to know how to register online? Here is a guideline on what you need. Image-file.

To register to vote online, you will need to follow these step-by-step prompts.

The Electoral Commission website also allows you to check and update your registration address, which is critical to be able to vote fairly in the 2024 elections at your nearest voting station.

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You must register to vote online at the link by inputting your ID number, email address, and username. If you have not yet registered, first create a profile on the website.

  • South Africans aged 16 or older can register.
  • You must be 18 years of age or older to vote.
  • To register to vote, you need a South African identity document (green ID booklet, an ID smartcard, or a valid temporary ID certificate).
  • To register you must also provide an address or description of where you live so that the IEC can place you in the correct ward and voting district.
  • The Electoral Commission of South Africa says no proof of address is needed.

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The Electoral Commission of South Africa is entrusted with delivering free and fair national elections in 2024. The actual dates for South Africa’s 2024 national and provincial elections have not been confirmed as yet.

However, they must take place between May and August 2024. Exact dates will be announced by the President early in the new year.

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The Electoral Commission of South Africa says it will be ready for this weekend’s voters with 22 300 stations setup countrywide for registrations.

A reminder that if you register in person, it must be at the station of the voting district where you live. You can click HERE to find the nearest voting station to you.

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If you are a South African citizen but don’t have a valid ID document, the Electoral Commission will not allow you to register.

For this, you must apply for one at the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) as soon as possible. DHA offices will be open this weekend to coincide with voter registration.

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