Renunciation of South African citizenship:

Once your application is successfully lodged, do not to contact office until the turnaround of 12 months has passed. You will receive a confirmation of the outcome of your application by post.

  • Completed form BI-529 (Do not to write N/A or draw lines through the form if the question does not apply, leave blank). All forms to be completed in BLACK INK.
  • complete form BI-246 2 copies in duplicate in BLACK INK.
  • Certified copy of a foreign citizenship certificate showing the exact date of foreign citizenship acquisition Not the ID card
  • Original South African issued Identity Document and Passport
  • Certified copy of a South African birth certificate
  • Postage -paid self-addressed A4 size envelope.

Make sure each family member has their own full set including your children.