first_img SAinfo reporter Reviewed: March 2014 Check our link list for application procedures, reception offices, contacts, advice, and support organisations:Immigration Would you like to use this article in your publication or on your website? See: Using SAinfo materialcenter_img Department of Home Affairs: www.dha.gov.zaGeneral information on permanent residency: www.dha.gov.za/permanent-resImmigrations Act, 2002Hotline for enquiries about the Act: 0800 60 11 90SA representatives abroad: www.dfa.gov.za (embassies, liaison officers, etc)Note: Forms are no longer available via the Department of Home Affairs website. Only original application forms are accepted. Contact Home Affairs for more information.Refugees and asylum-seekersDepartment of Home Affairs: www.dha.gov.zaConsortium for Refugees and Migrants in SA: www.cormsa.org.zaLawyers for Human Rights: www.lhr.org.zaParalegal Advice: www.paralegaladvice.org.zaUN Refugee Agency: www.unhcr.orgUNHCR South Africa: Country operations profile – South AfricaSA Human Rights Commission: www.hrc.org.zaUCT Refugee Rights: www.refugeerights.uct.ac.zaCape Town Refugee Centre: www.ctrc.co.zaCentre for Study of Violence and Reconciliation: www.csvr.org.zaSonke Gender Justice Network: www.genderjustice.org.zaThe Agency for Refugee Education, Skills Training & Advocacy: www.aresta.org.zalast_img