National Government Departments of South Africa

The National Government Departments of South Africa are the various departments within which the government of South Africa operates.

The various departments are headed by Ministers who are assisted by one or two deputy minister(s). Both the minister and the deputy minister(s) are appointed by the president of South Africa who is both the head of Nation and head of government.

Below is the full list of all National Government Departments of South Africa

Click the individual list in order to get the full details on the specific department

The Presidency

Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries

Department of Arts and Culture

Department of Basic Education

Department of Cooperative Governance

Department of Correctional Services

Department of Defence

Department of Economic Development

Department of Energy

Department of Environmental Affairs

Department of Government Communication and Information System (GCIS)

Department of Health

Department of Higher Education and Training

Department of Home Affairs

Department of Human Settlements

Department of Independent Police Investigative Directorate

Department of International Relations and Cooperation

Department of Justice and Constitutional Development

Department of Labour

Department of Military Veterans

Department of Mineral Resources

Department of National School of Government

Department of National Treasury

Department of Office of the Chief Justice

Department of Planning Monitoring and Evaluation

Department of Public Enterprises

Department of Public Service and Administration

Department of Public Service Commission

Department of Public Works

Department of Rural Development and Land Reform

Department of Science and Technology

Department of Small Business Development

Department of Social Development

Department of SA Police Service

Department of SA Revenue Service

Department of State Security Agency

Department of Sport and Recreation South Africa

Department of Statistics South Africa

Department of Telecommunications and Postal Services

Department of Tourism

Department of Trade and Industry

Department of Traditional Affairs

Department of Transport

Department of Water and Sanitation

Department of Women