03 December 2019 - NW1254
Khanyile, Ms AT to ask the Minister of Home Affairs
What was the average turnaround time of his department’s services, including immigration and customs, pertaining to the (a) import and (b) export of goods at each port of entry in the Western Cape (i) in each of the past three years and (ii) since 1 January 2019?
The mandate of the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) relates to the management of migration involving processing of movements of people, and not goods.
The South African Revenue Service (SARS) is best suited to deal with matters of Customs and the import and export of goods.