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SAPS Application Form – July 2021 Vacancies


We pleased to present to you an updated list of South African Police Service (SAPS) latest vacancies for January 2022 and how to apply. It involves the Job titles, roles/responsibilities, requirements and the salary involved.

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Every year the South African Police Service (SAPS) publishes vacant position for interested & qualified South African citizens to apply for. This year is not an exception. Therefore the Jobs are listed below together with their requirements, roles, salary and qualifications.

The SAPS offers careers in various fields. If you join the SAPS you can either become a police official or a civilian employee. Police officials are employed in terms of the South African Police Service Act, 1995 (Act No 68 of 1995). Civilian employees are employed in terms of the Public Service Act, 1994 (Act No 103 of 1994). Most functional Police Officials are directly involved in preventing, combating or investigating crime. The other Police officials and civilian personnel carry out support functions.

This Circular is published on a weekly basis and contains the advertisements of vacant posts and jobs in South African Police Service (SAPS). Although the Circular is issued by the South African Police Service (SAPS) Team is not responsible for the content of the advertisements. Inquiries about an advertisement must be addressed to the relevant advertising department.


Applications are invited from qualified persons for the positions shown below.

  • Please as at the time of the publication of this post, the South African Police Service (SAPS) is yet to release vacancy for any position,
  • Once it’s released we’ll keep you informed.
  • Please keep checking on this site inorder not to miss out on the South African Police Service (SAPS) once it’s released.
Update: Click here to view other SAPS vacant positions for January 2022


  • Only the official application form (available on the SAPS website (saps.gov.za) and at SAPS Police Stations) will be accepted. The Z83 previously utilized will no longer be accepted. All instructions on the application form must be adhered to. Failure to do so may result in the rejection of the application.
  • The post particulars and reference number of the post must be correctly specified on the application
  • A comprehensive Curriculum Vitae must be submitted together with the application
  • Copies of an applicant’s ID, Grade 12 (Senior Certificate) and all educational qualifications obtained, service certificate of previous employers stating the occupation, proof of relevant experience in the field of the
  • Due to lockdown restrictions on movement, uncertified documents will be accepted during this period of pandemic.
  • Qualifications submitted will be subjected to verification checking with the relevant The South African Police Service will verify the residential address of applicants and conduct reference checks.
  • Appointments will be made in terms of the Public Service Act, 1994 as applicable to the post
  • Application must be mailed Late applications will not be accepted or considered.
  • If a candidate is short-listed, it can be expected of him/her to undergo a personal interview as well as a practical
  • Reference checking will be conducted on all short listed
  • Short-listed candidates for appointment to certain identified posts, will be vetted in terms of the Criminal Law (Sexual Offences and Related Matters) Amendment Act, 2007 (Act No 32 of 2007) and the Children’s Act, 2005 (Act No 38 of 2005). A candidate whose particulars appear in either the National Register for Sex Offenders or Part B of the Child Protection Register, will be disqualified from appointment to that post.
  • The Criminal Law (forensic Procedures) Amendment Act, Act 37 of 2013 requires that all new appointments in the South African Police Service as from 31st of January 2015 provide a buccal (inside check) sample in order to determine their forensic DNA The forensic DNA profile derived from the sample will be loaded to the Elimination Index of the National Forensic DNA data base.
  • All short-listed candidates will be subjected to fingerprint
  • Correspondence will be conducted with successful candidates If you have not been contacted within 3 months after the closing date of this advertisement, please accept that your application was unsuccessful.
  • The South African Police Service is under no obligation to fill a post after the advertisement
  • The SAPS application forms can be obtained from any SAPS Recruitment Office within the South African Police
  • Completed application forms must be hand-delivered or emailed (by post/ or electronic mail) to the relevant office indicated below:

Due to lockdown restrictions on movement, applicants may e-mail applications to only one of the addresses below.

  • Hand delivered applications may only be submitted at

SAPS Head Office, Wachthuis 231etorius Street (Thibault Arcade) Pretoria

  • Application forwarded by post to be addressed to:

Application Deadline

  • Applications should reach the SAPS on time. As it is based on first-come first-serve basis.
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