Apply for home education


Home education is a system of education that a parent/guardian provides to his or her own child at home as an alternative to attendance at a public or an independent school.

How to apply?
  • Parents must submit a completed application forms available in Gauteng Department of Education head office
  • Certified copies curriculum supporting documents (latest 3 months) 
  • Certified copy of Parents/guardians Identity documents
  • Certified copy Birth certificate of child
  • Certified copy of Proof of residence


  • Medical Reports (Doctors, Psychologists, Educational Psychologist's reports work/business/missionary related demands) 
  • Letter from company/institution and Sports (letter from a Sporting Body) etc.
  • Acknowledgement of receipt and a site verification visit is conducted at the applicant's home.
Switchboard: 011 355 0000 
Toll-free: 0800 000 789 
Email: gdeinfo@gauteng.gov.za​

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