For all official information and updates regarding Covid-19 visit the South African Department of Health website at or their WhatsApp line on 0600-123456. If you want your own WhatsApp Chatbot visit

South African citizens by birth or naturalisation and Children of South African citizens who were born abroad are issued with an Unabridged Birth Certificates by the Department of Home Affairs or the nearest South African embassy, mission or consulate if you are overseas. Ntsika can verify the legitimacy of the birth certificate.