Updating a passport
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You can apply for passport renewal within nine months of the expiry date on your current passport.
If you’re planning on travelling a lot, you’re smart to renew it sooner rather than later.
You will be notified of the outcome through a notification card by post or email.
If you have a valid passport with a remaining validity of nine months or less when applying for a new passport, the remaining validity will be carried over to your new passport.
I selected the option that said that my name is now different to what was previously advised and I updated all of the details.
I uploaded a scan of my new passport and my marriage certificate to support the change of name. The profile is still under my maiden name and the grant letter is still the original one I received.
My agent told me to scan and email my new and old passport to the immigration department in Pretoria which I did and they replied and said I need to update my details on my Immi Account - which I did.
It takes around three weeks to renew or replace your passport, unless you have expedited your passport, so you’ll need to allow plenty of time before your trip (bad news if you’ve been eyeing a last-minute trip on the cheap).
If you are in a bit of a hurry, see below for the fastest ways to get your passport.
In this case, your new passport will have a validity of five years, plus the remaining validity of your old passport (up to nine months).
You've booked the cheap flights, found the perfect hotel, but you've just remembered your passport is expiring soon. Here's everything you need to know about passport renewal, from where your passport office is, to how to apply for a passport online.