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Voters Registration 2019

January 26, 2019 @ 08:00 – January 27, 2019 @ 14:47

The 2019 national elections are coming up! Your last chance to register to vote in the elections will be on the weekend of 26 and 27 January at your local polling station.

In the meantime,  you can use the app at to check to see whether you are correctly registered on the voters’ roll. First-time registration can only take place at your local Electoral Commission office or on 26 or 27 January at your local polling station. However, those who have registered before can update their details online by visiting

Find the answers to frequently asked questions, below.

If you need more help, please feel free to call (0861 22 55 32), email ( or Whatsapp (084 000 2019) us and we’d be happy to answer your questions.

  • All South Africa citizens aged 16 and older in possession of an official ID document can register as voters (although only those who are at least 18 years old on voting day may vote).
  • Voters should take a copy of their bar-coded ID book, smart card ID or temporary ID certificate when they go to register in the voting district in which they ordinarily reside.
  • When registering, voters will need to provide their address or a description of where they live to allow the Electoral Commission to place them on the correct segment of the voters’ roll.