Passports and Docs
New Passport Application Procedure as of 1 October 2019
All horses competing in any discipline need to have an SAEF passport. The Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) requires the SAEF to have a central database of all horses competing in the disciplines within the SAEF. As of 1 October 2019, all Group IX passports will ONLY be issued by the SAEF Office in Johannesburg.
There will be no passports agents in the provinces/districts as of 1 October 2019.
Please ensure that you are aware of the new passport application procedures.
1. To apply for a new passport:
Southern Africa FEI Group IX Passport Application Form (green) HERE
- Download the FEI GroupIX Passport application form above.
- Please complete the form and send it along with the proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- The cost of a passport is R160. If the passport needs to be sent to the horse owner, it is R100 for courier charges.
- Once the completed application has been received, a single page of the ID document is returned to the horse owner. This ID page must be completed and stamped by a registered vet.
- Once this is done, the horse owner must scan the document back to email@example.com .
- Upon receipt thereof, the SAEF will complete the application, issue a passport and courier the passport back to the applicant.
- Vaccinations are the responsibility of the owner/rider and these need to be administered, recorded, signed and stamped by a qualified veterinarian.
- As of 14 February 2019, the SAEF will no longer check or validate vaccinations.
3. Change of Ownership:
Download the SAEF Change of Ownership Form- HERE
- Please note that the previous owner has to sign the change of ownership form
4. Cost of Passports and other Documentation
- New Group IX (green) Passport R160
New FEI (purple) Passport and Registration R3800 (subject to exchange rate)
- Change of Ownership R100
5. FEI (Purple) Application forms
FEI Passport applications (purple)- HERE