Reporting death abroad:

Processing time: 6 monthsReporting death of South African citizen or permanent resident abroad:

  • BI-132 Application for Death Certificate form
  • Long form death certificate that includes important details like date, time and cause of death.
  • Complete DHA-1663
  • Please mail in the deceased original id and passports to us so we can cancel them and include a small express envelope for the return of these documents back to you safely.
  • Fee – CAN $10.00 cash exact amount if coming in person or mail in money order or certified cheque payable to South African Consulate General or South African High Commission
  • Small self addressed express envelope for the mailing of the certificate back to you when received from Home Affairs.