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UNHCR South Africa - Help for refugees and asylum-seekers

Welcome to the ‘Help’ website run by UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency. Here, refugees, asylum-seekers and stateless persons can find information to help them know more about their rights, obligations and the services available to them in South Africa. Take a look around and discover what you need to know about your stay in South Africa, including where you can go to seek further assistance and answers to frequently asked questions.

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Are you outside of South Africa?  Are you seeking help for relatives abroad? Please select the country you want information about on UNHCR’s HELP homepage or contact your closest UNHCR country office.