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The days of travelling long distances to home affairs offices to check on the progress of identity documents and passport applications are over, because this can now be checked via SMS. State Information Technology Agency (SITA) chief technology officer David Mas-hao said that South Africans could now check on their applications for only R1. This could be done by sending an SMS with the letters ID, a space, and then their ID number to 32551 . - BuaNews