South Africa Department of Home Affairs (DHA) Receives Over 85000 Applications

South Africa Department of Home Affairs (DHA) Receives Over 85000 Applications

Home Affairs’ new digitisation project underway…

The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has received over 85 000 applications and will soon interview candidates for its project to digitise civil documents.

The DHA working with the Department of Employment and Labour advertised job opportunities to recruit 10 000 unemployed young graduates to make digital copies of paper records.

According to the department, of the 85 820 applications received, 23 374 have qualified to be assessed and interviewed.

The DHA has collaborated with the Department of Employment and Labour to use its online recruitment platform, the Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA). According to the Chief Director for Employer Services, Esther Tloane, several teams at Labour Centres and provincial offices are hard at work to screen, verify and ensure that qualifying candidates are shortlisted ahead of interviews expected to begin soon.