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Old 12th September 2019, 06:46 AM
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Hello,

Thank you for the advice @BMuzanduki and @foreign_national.

By coincidence I received an email reply from a Tebogo Ledwaba yesterday (from an email sent to her 3 weeks ago) saying:
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Kindly note that your application is still in process awaiting final assessment. Thanks
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It was on a gray background and smelt of copy paste. 'Final assessment' is so vague..it could mean anything! So I tried the hotline today and I managed to miraculously get through. The agent said that my application is at printing stage. I tried to press her for an idea of an outcome and she said 'I am not allowed to tell you.' So, this tells me they *know* our applications' standing....how frustrating.

Anyway, does anybody know what stage is this elusive printing? Am I near the end?

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Old 12th September 2019, 06:52 AM
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Hello,

Thank you for the advice @BMuzanduki and @foreign_national.

By coincidence I received an email reply from a Tebogo Ledwaba yesterday (from an email sent to her 3 weeks ago) saying:
Good day,
Kindly note that your application is still in process awaiting final assessment. Thanks
Regards


It was on a gray background and smelt of copy paste. 'Final assessment' is so vague..it could mean anything! So I tried the hotline today and I managed to miraculously get through. The agent said that my application is at printing stage. I tried to press her for an idea of an outcome and she said 'I am not allowed to tell you.' So, this tells me they *know* our applications' standing....how frustrating.

Anyway, does anybody know what stage is this elusive printing? Am I near the end?
I see that this forum has a search bar and a quick look around seems to reveal that printing is the last stage. It can be rejection letter or the permit so I guess all i can do is pray

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l submitted a similar application in October 2016 and got a positive outcome in July 2019. From what l hear PR based on marriage is not prioritised and also has to be given a stamp of approval by the Inspectorate before the adjudicator even looks at it. In this regard the inspectorate called me and my wife in January 2019 asking a few general questions which a husband or wife should know. As my temporary visa was about to expire (in June) he advised me to renew my visa, of which l did. However, the PR came out just a few days before the temporary residence expired.

Also be aware of fraudsters because in 2018 someone pretending to be from Home Affairs called me talking about my application. They used the name of an actual Home Affairs official. The person asked a few general questions which appeared to be legit but then said he can expedite the application but want "cool drink" he asked me to do an EFT and at that point l knew it was a scam. Thereafter the scammers sent an sms saying my application has been deferred to 2021. l just ignored it.

My advise is be patient and pray. You dont want to get a rejection after waiting for so long.

Now applied for an ID and waiting. All the best!
Hi there, if I may ask are you married to a South African Citizen or Zim Citizen with a SA ID?

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Married to SA citizen

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Hi everyone.

I applied for PR based on being the daughter of a permanent resident. I applied in November 2017. Last week I was told that my application was at the decision stage, after which it will go for printing. Does anyone know approximately how long it takes to go from the decision stage, to the final outcome being received at VFS? Just wanted to know what everyone else has experienced

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Thank you for all the insightful posts on this thread.

I applied for my sons' PRPs under S26c and S26d respectively in August 2018, received at DHA on 31 August 2018. I started following up via the contact centre in June 2019 (after 10 months).

Application 1 - under S26d(Dependent of PR over 21)
Followed up on 5 Aug 2019 through contact centre and was told awaiting decision but givem case number for escalation.
On 6 Aug 2019 received a call direct from a DHA official requesting that I submit renewed study visa as the one submitted with the application had since expired. I emailed through to the lady and she confirmed on 7 Aug 2019 that all documents in order. On follow up on 13 Aug 2019, call centre advised application at "quality".
Forwarded to VFS on 10 Sept 2019. Awaiting for status to change to "ready for collection"

Application 2 - under S26c (Dependent of PR under 21)
Applied using study visa
This application was finalised in 11 July 2019 and has been at "quality" ever since 17 July 2019. Weekly calls and follow ups have not yielded much. I stumbled upon this thread Friday 14 Sept 2019 and read through all the posts on the 134 pages!! I have emailed all the DHA officials as listed on several posts.

I will update you on response I receive from DHA.

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