Where and how to register
● 22 263 registration stations around the country will be open between 8am and 5pm today and tomorrow. 45 795 election officials will be standing by to register new voters, or verify the registration details of existing voters. To find your registration station, call the IEC call centre on 0800 11 8000 or visit the IEC website at www.elections.org.za Registered voters can check where they are registered by SMSing their ID number to 32810 (standard SMS rates apply). To register, voters need a green bar-coded ID book, a temporary ID certificate or the new smart-card ID. Department of Home Affairs branches will be open today and tomorrow from 8am to 5pm for the collection of ID books, smartcard IDs or temporary identity certificates.