Do I qualify to vote abroad?
You can submit a VEC 10 if you:
- are a registered voter;
- have a valid South African identity document (green, barcoded ID book; smartcard ID, or a valid Temporary Identity Certificate).
- have a valid South African passport or (temporary passport).
To check that you're registered and to find out where you're registered, you can:
By law, you can notify the IEC of your intention to vote outside South Africa (VEC 10) if you:
- are a South African citizen who live abroad, or
- are a South African citizen who will be absent from the Republic on the voting day.