Are you registered to vote?
21 January 2019| 15 Jumadul Ulaa 1440
The final voter registration weekend for the 2019 National and Provincial Elections will take place this weekend on 26 and 27 January.
Across the country, more than 22 000 voting stations will be open to allow first-time voters to register and existing voters to update or check their registration details. The voting stations will be open from 8am to 5pm on both the Saturday and Sunday.
To date, there are just over 26 million registered voters, however, it is hoped that at least one million new voters will be added to the voters roll ahead of the elections.
Voters can also SMS their ID number to 32810 to receive an SMS, charged at R1, containing their registration status and the address of their voting station.
Unregistered voters can insert their address in the Voting Station Finder application on the website to find their correct voting station.
An online facility is also available for registered voters with access to the internet to update and review their address online.Registered voters can visit the Electoral Commission of South Africa’s website to check their current registration details and voting station location.
To register you must be a South African citizen with a green barcoded ID book, smartcard ID or valid temporary ID.
You can register from the age of 16 years but can only legally vote once you are 18 years and older.