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Government New Z83 Application Form – (PDF and Editable)

Download Z83 Application Form (PDF and Editable) – Z83 Application for Employment form is for South Africa Government Departments (National and Provincial). You need Z83 to apply on dpsa vacancies

You will need it every time you apply for SA Government Posts or Vacancies.

Download Z83 form (pdf)

Approved New Z83 Application form .pdf

Download Z83 form (Editable)

Editable Approved New Z83 form .pdf

Print version of this forms are also available free of charge at every Government Department in All 9 Provinces of South Africa.

NOTE : Applications must be submitted on form Z83, obtainable from any Public Service Department or on the internet . The completed and signed form Z83 should be accompanied by a recently updated, comprehensive CV as well as recently certified copies of all qualification(s) and ID-document [Driver’s license where applicable].

Non-RSA Citizens/Permanent Resident Permit Holders must attach a copy of their Permanent Residence Permits to their applications. Should you be in possession of a foreign qualification, it must be accompanied by an evaluation certificate from the South African Qualification Authority (SAQA).

Applicants who do not comply with the above-mentioned requirements, as well as applications received late, will not be considered. The Department does not accept applications via fax or email. Failure to submit all the requested documents will result in the application not being considered. Correspondence will be limited to short-listed candidates only.

If you have not been contacted within eight (8) weeks after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful. Suitable candidates will be subjected to a personnel suitability check (criminal record, citizenship, credit record checks, qualification verification and employment verification).

Where applicable, candidates will be subjected to a skills/knowledge test. Successful candidates will be appointed on a probation period of 12 months. The Department reserves the right not to make any appointment(s) to the above post. Successful candidates will be expected to sign a performance agreement.

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How To Fill Out the New Z83 Form

When you’re interested and wanting to apply for a job vacancy with South African Government, you are required to fill out a Z83 form. There has recently been a new Z83 form introduced, here’s some guidance into how to fill it out.Advertisement

Struggling to apply to that government job? Is the Z83 form confusing you? We can help. 

Government has implemented a new Z83 form to use for job applications and here’s some insight into how to navigate it.

How To Fill Out the Z83 Form

  1. Click here to download the new Z83 form. 
  2. You will then have to print it out to fill it in
  3. Fill in the relevant fields

Under Section A

  1. Be sure to fill in the correct reference number
    • This would have been given in the advert for the job
  2. If you are available immediately, you should then put ‘IMMEDIATELY’ in the last block

Under Section B.

  1. Fill in your surname and full names
  2. Fill in your date of birth using the format DD/MM/YY
  3. If you are a South African, you only need to fill out the ‘Identity Number’ section. If you are a foreigner, you only need to fill out the ‘Passport number’ section
  4. Mark an ‘X’ under the correct choice the race section
  5. Mark an ‘X’ for the Yes/No questions
  6. Fill in the additional information when asked

Section C

  1. Fill in your preferred language for correspondence
  2. Circle which method of correspondence you prefer. This would be the way they communicate with you
  3. Under contact details:
    • Should you have circled ‘Post’, fill in your postal address
    • Should you have circled ‘E-mail’, fill in your email address
    • Should you have circled ‘Fax’, fill in your fax number
    • Should you have circled ‘Telephone’, fill in your telephone number or cellphone number

Section D

  1. Fill in the languages you either speak or write in in the grey area (one per block)
  2. For the ‘Speak’ row, you will then say whether you’re ‘goof’, fair’ or ‘poor’ under each language in each block
  3. For the ‘Write or read’ column, you will then say whether you’re ‘goof’, fair’ or ‘poor’ under each language in each block

Section E

  1. Fill in the required fields

Section F

  1. Fill in the required fields

Section G

  1. Fill in the required fields


  1. Sign and date the form

General Instructions

  1. Don’t forget to put your initials on every page on the bottom right corner where it says ‘Initial:……….’
  2. If you are told to attach a CV, then do so, along with any other additional documents they’ve asked for
  3. You will have been given an address for where you will need to hand deliver or post the completed form to

Should you submit the old form, your application will be disqualified.

Always ensure that your information is 100% correct.

This form has a new set of questions being asked. Some of these are related to previous criminal record convictions, whether you’ve been dismissed before for the public service of misconduct as well as any pending disciplinary hearings.


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