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2023 Vancancies

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Heritage Month 2023


“Celebrating our cultural diversity in a democratic South Africa”

The Heritage Day event on 24 September 2023 will be hosted by the eThekwini Metro in KwaZulu-Natal.

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Pension Benefit roll out

Deputy Minister Thabang Makwetla on pensions

We are here to inform the community of military veterans that as of freedom day this year (27 April 2023), the military veterans can now start the application processes for the pension payout.Deputy Minister Thabang Makwetla addressing the media on the department's readiness to roll out the pension benefit.
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Compensation benefit

Compensation application form for members who want to update their contact details as the department is struggling to reach them.

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Other benefits for Military Veterans

The Military Veterans Act places an obligation for the state to roll out the following proposed services and benefits to the Military Veterans and their dependents:

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Forms and Applications

Military Veterans' Database

Requirements for application to be registered on the Military Veterans Database as well as for updating of details of those already registered

Military Veterans Database Application information

Who qualifies for Burial Support?

  1. Members who passed away while not serving in the SANDF.
  2. Members who registered on the National DMV Database.

4 Steps to be followed by next of kin/relatives on passing away of a Military Veteran… Read more

Contact our call centre on the following numbers:

063 222 2227
063 546 3412
063 336 2631

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Ministry of Defence & Military Veterans

Acting Director-General

(Rtd.) Vice Admiral Mosiwa Hlongwane

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Covid-19 info

All the official information you need to know about the Coronavirus Covid-19.
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