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Please note that all application forms are available free of charge. Report any corruption by calling 0800 701 701 with information.



2021 Education Support

Applications for Education Support 2021, are currently open and will close on the 31st of March 2021.

The department invites Military Veterans and their dependents who wish to apply for education support benefit for the first time and intending to study during the 2021 academic year to apply for the DMV Education Support benefit.

This invitation is also open to all continuing learners and students of education support in 2020 (those who are currently approved and produced with support for 2020 academic year and those who have written to the DMV informing us of the gap year).

Forms are available here!

Education Support 2020

Learner payment status for 2020

Education Support Agreement

Entity Maintenance Form

Education Support Forms

Updated Basic Education lists

Tertiary Educaiton Support

DMV Tender information

RFQ NO: DMV/BID/001/2020
Appointment of suitably qualified service providers to provide support to internal audit unit for a period of three years within the department. CLOSING DATE &TIME: 10 MARCH 2021 AT 11:00AM

Tender certificates:

Extension of validity period of the bids

The Department is hereby extending the validity period of the above bids for another Sixty (60) days from 14 March 2020 to 13 May 2020.

  • BID NO: DMV/BID 001/2019 — Appointment of suitable panel of service providers to supply and deliver cleaning materials for the Department of Military Veterans for a period of 24 months.
  • BID NO: DMV/BID 002/2019 — Appointment of suitable panel of service providers to supply and deliver stationery for the Department of Military Veterans for a period of 24 months.

The validity period of the bids is therefore extended to allow the Department to finalize the evaluation, adjudication and appointment of the service providers.

Application Forms

  1. DMV Covid-19 Relief Fund application form
  2. Military Veterans Database information and forms
  3. Benefit Access Form: Dedicated Counseling Services
  4. Burial Support forms
  5. Employment application form (Z83)
  6. Healthcare Benefit application form
  7. Housing
  8. Skills Development Benefit
  9. Social Relief of Distress application form — Page 1 & Page 2
  10. Supplier Database formsCentral Supplier Database website



  1. Notice in terms of section 7 of the Military Veterans Act
  2. Military Veterans Benefits Regulations
  3. Promotion of Access to Information Act (PAIA) Manual
  4. The Military Veterans Act
  5. Summary of the Military Veterans Act
  6. Draft guidelines for consultation

Annual Reports

  1. Annual Report 2019 — 2020(6,25MB)
  2. Annual Report 2018 — 2019 (1,3 MB)
  3. Annual Report 2017 — 2018 (1,3 MB)
  4. Annual Report 2015 — 2016
  5. Annual Report 2014 — 2015
  6. Annual Report 2013 — 2014 (1,8MB)

Strategic Plan

  1. Strategic Plan 2012 — 2016 (919 KB)

Annual Performance Plans

  1. Annual Performance Plan 2017/18 — 2019/20 (1,3 MB)
  2. Annual Performance Plan 2016 — 2017 (8,3MB)
  3. Annual Performance Plan 2012 (1,2 MB)

SANMVA Conference Declarations

  1. Minister's Military Veterans' Indaba
  2. SANMVA Declaration


"Honour" is a monthly publication designed and developed in-house by the Department of Military Veterans

Theme: Commemorating 35th anniversary of a hero's death

February/March 2014
(2,7 MB)

Theme: Celebrating a world icon — Nelson Mandela

January 2014
(2,7 MB)

Theme: Launching of the new umbrella body

September/October 2013
(2,1 MB)

Theme: The SANMVA Special Edition issue

October 2013
(1,5 MB)

Theme: Celebrating women and Military Veterans

July 2013
(2,5 MB)

Theme: Honouring Military Veterans

May/June 2013
(3,1 MB)




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