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National Register for Sex Offenders (NRSO)
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APPLICATION FOR NRSO CLEARANCE CERTIFICATES

Please take note that the NRSO is now fully operational and people can apply for certificates in respect of particulars in the following manner:

FORMS

    - A fully completed and signed J741 form.

    - Reasons for applying for the removal of particulars from the register must be fully articulated (expungement or purely removal purposes).

    - Ensure that a form is signed by the applicant.

    - Attach a certified copy of an identity document / passport.

    - Attach a fingerprint clearance report (using SAPS 91(A) at your nearest police station.

    - The reasons for applying for a fingerprint clearance should be reflected as “to obtain fingerprint clearance”).

    - Attach a sexual offence affidavit obtainable from the departmental website or obtainable from our offices country wide.

Once your form is completed in full please hand deliver or courier to the following address:

  • Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, 329 Momentum Centre, Cnr Pretorius and Sisulu streets, Pretoria.
  • Please note that all documents must be submitted in an original Format and marked for the attention of the Registrar: NRSO

Contact details for the National Register for Sex Offenders are as follows:

  • The Registrar: Ms Ntombizodwa Matjila, Tel: 012 315 1656, Email: nrso@justice.gov.za or NMatjila@justice.gov.za
  • Tell: 012 315 1669 Email: KBoutlwonye@justice.gov.za
  • Tell: 012 315 4674 Email: JMashaba@justice.gov.za
  • Tell: 012 357 8769 Email: SMnyamana@justice.gov.z

Legislation

NOTE ON THE NATIONAL CHILD PROTECTION REGISTER:

  • All enquiries in regard to clearance certificates (Form 29 & From 30) on names which may be registered on the National Child Protection Register, administered by the Department of Social Development, must please be directed to the Department of Social Development, for attention Mr Selema Mashiane (SelemaM@dsd.gov.za). These forms must be obtained from the offices of the Department of Social Development.

Page updated: 26 Aug 2022