Question NW3632 to the Minister of Home Affairs

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13 October 2015 - NW3632

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Bergman, Mr D to ask the Minister of Home Affairs

(1)(a) What is the total number of South African citizens who hold more than one passport who are currently residing in the country, (b) how was the specified numbers arrived at and (c) how up to date is that information; (2) does his department have a breakdown in terms of exactly which countries the numerous second passports have been issued from; if so, which countries have issued the highest numbers of second passports to South African citizens?


(1-2) The department is unable to provide the information as its obligation extends only to keeping record of the number of documents it issues to its citizens and not that of the foreign countries.

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