CAPE Judge President John Hlophe's competitors in the race to become the country's top judge "will be announced" on July 27.
Judicial Services Commission secretary Vuyelwa Masangwana also said the deadline for applications closed yesterday.
"I cannot comment on who the various applicants are at this point," said Masangwana.
The successful candidate will replace Chief Justice Pius Langa who is due to retire this year. - Dudu Busani