If I have essential and permitted services workers in my accommodation and have had for a while, do I need to apply to the National Department of Tourism (NDT) for permission to operate?

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Published: May 3, 2020

This FAQ relates to Alert Level 4.  For more information about accommodation services under Alert Level 3, please click here.

Yes you need to apply to the National Department of Tourism for permission during Alert Level 4

It would indeed be necessary to regulate your accommodation services by applying to the National Department of Tourism (NDT) for permission to operate. This is essential as it ensures a list of all essential services workers that are in accommodation for tracking purposes if there is a need to find them.

How do I obtain permission?

Permission can be obtained by contacting the Department of Tourism (either Paul Mamola (pmasemola@tourism.gov.za) or Keetso Makumbe (kmakume@tourism.gov.za)) directly for further guidance.

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