First National Bank Passport

First National Bank Passport, In a statement issued to clients, FNB outlines how South Africans can apply for identity documents and Passports from its network. The internet powered process represents deepening of public e-services and deepening of a partnership between government and the private sector in the delivery of public services.

The statement noted that tales of waiting in long queues at Home Affairs are a thing of the past. Clients can now apply for Smart IDs and Passports at selected FNB branches. They can also do the same for their children. Department of Home Affairs has partnered with FNB and several other banks (Standard Bank, Nedbank, Absa), to make this process much easier.

The process is simple and convenient. Register, book your appointment and capture your payment banking details on the Department of Home Affairs website, then login to FNB Online Banking to approve the payment.

How does it work?

To register on the Department of Home Affairs website and capture your payment banking details: To approve the payment and book your appointment at your FNB branch:
1 Visit the Home Affairs website 1 Login to your Online Banking profile on the FNB website
2 Select Smart ID 2 Select Pay
3 Select Register and complete all questions 3 Select eFiling
4 Capture the OTP to confirm your cellphone number 4 Select Approve payment
5 Login to your profile 5 Go back to the Home Affairs website
6 Capture the logon OTP received via SMS 6 Login to your eChannel profile
7 Complete the application form 7 Select your FNB branch
8 Submit the application and upload all supporting documents if applicable 8 Select a time and date for your appointment
9 Capture your banking details to make payment 9 Print the confirmation page
10 Visit FNB online banking to approve the payment 10 Visit the FNB branch at the date and time you have selected
You can apply for your passport or Smart ID at any of the following FNB branches:
FNB President Street West Johannesburg 47 Pixley Ka Isaka Seme Street
FNB 4 Merchant Place Sandton, Johannesburg Cnr Rivonia Road and Fredman Drive
FNB Centurion Lifestyle Centurion Centurion Lifestyle Centre, c/o Old Johannesburg Road & Lenchen Ave
FNB Menlyn Square Pretoria c/o Lois Ave and Gobie Street, Newlands
Costs and documentation
Smart ID
First time ID applicants and minors
There is no cost. If you are applying for a minor, the minor will need to be present at the appointment at the FNB branch.
The cost is R140. Bring your green ID book (or police affidavit in the case of a lost/stolen ID) when you visit the branch.
Citizens born in South Africa who are 60 years old or older get the Smart ID for free.
First time passport applicants and minors
The cost is R400, and together with the minor, you need to bring the following documentation with you to the bank:
Both parent’s IDs (original)
Child’s unabridged birth certificate
In the case of guardianship, bring a copy of the court’s appointment letter
Adults and Renewals
For new passports and renewals where your previous passport has expired, the cost is R400. If your passport was lost or stolen, the cost is R800. Bring your passport (or police affidavit in the case of a lost/stolen passport) when visiting the branch.
The smart ID is currently only available to citizens born in South Africa. Naturalised citizens will have to get a green ID book from a normal of Home Affairs branch.Your fingerprints and photos will be taken during the appointment at the branch. Once your Smart ID and /or Passport is ready for collection at the branch, you will receive an SMS. Bring your green ID book along when you collect the Smart ID and/or passport.