greggle Posted August 6, 2019 Report Share Posted August 6, 2019 Hi, I'm already a British citizen and will be applying for Aussie citizenship later this year. It follows that I've decided to renounce my South African citizenship (too much of a hassle and expense to keep renewing my SA passport on top of the others). One of the requirements of the renunciation process is that, with your application, you need to provide "ORIGINAL South African Passports, Identity Documents, Retention of South African Citizenship certificate (if applicable), South African Naturalization certificate". So my question is, given that the renunciation process can take up to 12 months, what happens if I travel to South Africa in that processing period. I will still theoretically be a South African citizen but will not be able to produce my SA passport on landing or departure. I also don't have confidence that the airport systems will have any record of my application to rescind and would prefer not to be arrested. Have any of you done this previously? Thanks. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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