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Yes it is still the case as it is stated in the legislation, so it is a law not an "option".I seem to remember that there is a requirement for me to enter and leave SA with my SA passport.
Is this still the case?
Maybe nothing, maybe a reprimand and immigration being difficult or refusing entry/departure. Many have used British pasaport, and had no issues. If you have proof you have at least applied for your SA passport and evidence of your mother's situation, it will likely help and be ok.What will happen if I try using my British passport?
In 2008, we almost missed our flight as my ex husband tried to leave on his British passport and a heated argument with immigration. Note we see leaving for good. His brother seems to get away with it every time using only his British passport. Everyone else I know, does it correctly, my daughter included. I don't need to as I have up my SA citizenship and travel with a letter issued by Home Affairs that I am permitted to travel on my British passport and have the right to PR in SA as I was born there. I get asked for the letter every single time when leaving Joburg airport.There’s a lot of maybes in there
I totally understand. I guess it depends on the immigration officer at passport control.
Not necessarily but your passport clearly states where you were born, which is the clue to either asking for the letter or the SA passport.Do you know if they can tell by scanning the UK passport at immigration that one holds dual?
No idea. Everyone I have done a passport renewal for my daughter, I go into the office and pick up the forms. My ex husband who did eventually apply for one, filled the forms in there and then applied.I’ve seen some of the forms are not downloadable from SAHC, but a simple google and I’ve seen that the SAHC in New York does have them available for download. Would this be an option, or do they only accept original copies?