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Customs advice for shipping to South Africa
South Africa has strict rules regarding the dumping of goods into the country by commercial organizations. As such you are likely to need a Declaration of Origin form (DA 59) and attach it to your shipment. You are allowed a 400.00 Rand value of individual to individual goods before duties are applicable but you will need to write 'gift shipment' on the packaging to expedite the process of customs clearance. If you import more than three times a year into South Africa you will need an importers code.
When shipping to a South African resident, a personal identification number will be required. This is a 13-digit number containing only numeric characters, and no whitespace, punctuation, or alpha characters. It is defined as YYMMDDSSSSCAZ: YYMMDD represents the date of birth (DoB ) SSSS is a sequence number registered with the same birth date (where females are assigned sequential numbers in the range 0000 to 4999 and males from 5000 to 9999) C is the citizenship with 0 if the person is a SA citizen, 1 if the person is a permanent resident A is 8 or 9. Prior to 1994, this number was used to indicate the holder's race Z is a checksum digit. Using ID Number 8001015009087 as an example, it would read as follows: The ID indicates that a male citizen was born on 1 January 1980; he was the 10th male to be registered (assuming that the first male to be registered on that day would be assigned the sequence number 5000).
If the recipient is not a South Africa resident, their national insurance number or alternatively their passport number will be required.
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