Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 11.12 ZAR (21 September 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 11.12 ZAR (21 September 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Alteration of Date of Birth
  • BI-526E Application for an Amendment (Affidavit)
  • BI-529 Determination of Citizenship form
  • BI-24 Notice of Birth (Please request forms from the Consulate General in Toronto or South African High Commission in Ottawa by sending in a self-addressed stamped envelope (size A4 30cm x 24 cm) . envelope should be able to fit unfolded page
  • BI-24/1 Notice of Birth form (to indicate the correct date of birth) (Please request forms from the Consulate General in Toronto or South African High Commission in Ottawa by sending in a self-addressed stamped envelope (size A4 30cm x 24 cm) . envelope should be able to fit unfolded page
  • Certified copy of birth certificate
  • Proof motivating the necessity/reasons for the change of the date of birth (Record of birth)
  • Fee - CAN $17.00 cash exact amount if coming in person or mail in money order or certified cheque payable to South African Consulate General or South African High Commission













South African High Commission – Ottawa South African Consulate-General – Toronto:
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