The Government Application form (Z83 form) word and PDF format

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To help the government department in selecting a candidate for an advertised position.

This form may be used to identify candidates to be interviewed.  Since not all applicants can be called for an interview, you need to fill in this form in full, accurately, and legibly.  This will help to process your application fairly.

Only candidates who are wishing to apply for an advertised position in a government department should complete this form.


This form requires basic information.  Candidates who are selected for interviews will be requested to add additional certified information that may be required to make a final selection for the possition.


1 – All information will be treated with the strictest confidentiality and will not be disclosed or used for any other purpose than to assess the suitability of a person, except in so far as it may be required and permitted by law.  Your personal details must correspond with the details in your ID or passport.

2 – Passport number in the case of non-South Africans.

3 – This information is required to enable the department to comply with the Employment Equity Act, 1998.

4 – This information will only be taken into account if it directly relates to the requirements of the position.

5 – Applicants with substantial qualifications or work experience must attach a CV.

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