Welcome To South African Borders

The Border Control Operational Coordinating Committee (BCOCC) is an affiliated structure of the Justice, Crime Prevention and Security Cluster and was mandated in 2005 to strategically manage the South African border environment.

The following Government institutions are involved in the Border Control and Security Framework: the National Intelligence, Departments of Home Affairs, Transport, Public Works, Agriculture, Health and Defence as well as the South African Police Service (SAPS) and the South African Revenue Service (SARS). Read more

William Mpye
Chairperson: BCOCC

Latest News

Special Measures for Festive Season Border Operations 2014/15
The Department of Home Affairs approved the extension of operational hours for the ports of entry during the 2014/15 Festive season. This measure will help reduce congestion and ensure smooth facilitation of travellers during peak hours. Click here to see the extended hours.

Blow the whistle on border corruption
December 2014 - The Border Control Operational Coordinating Committee (BCOCC) is committed to the preventing, detecting, investigating and successfully prosecuting of all cases of corruption. Click here to view the leaflet.

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Port of entry
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