National departments

Websites of the national government departments and contact information for their respective Ministries. For contact details of the national departments please visit the Contact information page.

Please note the announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on the reconfiguration of departments on 14 June 2019. The below information will be updated accordingly in due course.

Website of national departmentsMinistry contact info

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development [previously Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and Rural Development and Land Reform ] [also see Environment, Forestry and Fisheries ]

Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development

Arts and Culture [see Sports, Arts and Culture]Sports, Arts and Culture
Basic EducationBasic Education
Civilian Secretariat for PolicePolice
Communications and Digital Technologies [ previously Communications and Telecommunications and Postal Services ]Communications
Cooperative GovernanceCooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Correctional ServicesJustice and Correctional Services
DefenceDefence and Military Veterans
Economic DevelopmentTrade and Industry
Employment and Labour [ previously Labour ]Employment and Labour
Energy [ see Mineral Resources and Energy ]Mineral Resources and Energy
Environment, Forestry and Fisheries [ previously Environmental Affairs and Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries ]Environment, Forestry and Fisheries
Government Communication and Information System (GCIS)The Presidency
Higher Education and TrainingHigher Education, Science and Technology
Home AffairsHome Affairs
Human SettlementsHuman Settlements, Water and Sanitation
Independent Police Investigative DirectoratePolice
International Relations and CooperationInternational Relations and Cooperation
Justice and Constitutional DevelopmentJustice and Correctional Services
Labour [see Employment and Labour] 
Military Veterans Defence and Military Veterans
Mineral Resources and Energy [ previously Mineral Resources and Energy ]Mineral Resources and Energy
National School of Government (previously Palama)Public Service and Administration
National TreasuryFinance
Office of the Chief JusticeJustice and Correctional Services
Planning Monitoring and EvaluationThe Presidency
Public EnterprisesPublic Enterprises
Public Service and AdministrationPublic Service and Administration
Public Service CommissionPublic Service and Administration
Public Works and Infrastructure [ previously Public Works ]Public Works and Infrastructure
Rural Development and Land Reform [see Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development]Agriculture, Land Reform and Rural Development
Science and Technology Higher Education, Science and Technology
Small Business DevelopmentSmall Business Development
Social DevelopmentSocial Development
SA Police ServicePolice
SA Revenue ServiceFinance
State Security AgencyState Security
Sports, Arts and Culture [previously Arts and Culture and Sport and Recreation South Africa]Sports, Arts and Culture
Statistics South AfricaFinance
Telecommunications and Postal ServicesCommunications
Trade and IndustryTrade and Industry
Traditional AffairsCooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs
Water and SanitationHuman Settlements, Water and Sanitation
Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities [ previously Women ]Ministry in The Presidency for Women, Youth and Persons with Disabilities
The Presidency

The Presidency