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Yes, but you need to get a South African birth certificate first.
No, but you can apply for a relative’s visa.
You can apply for a replacement copy or a full death certificate at any Home Affairs office.
Unfortunately not. UNHCR says that refugees are identified for Resettlement based on their protection needs.
The Director-General of Home Affairs can issue an order that will allow a foreign ex-spouse who applies for a visitor’s or relative’s visa to stay in the country.
If either of your parents has permanent residency in South Africa, you would qualify to apply for permanent residence too. Then after five years, you could apply for citizenship by naturalisation.
The court ordered that a foreign ex-spouse should be allowed to live and work in the country to discharge parental duties.
You'll need to get help from an organisation with experience in dealing with Home Affairs.
To be on the safe side, perhaps it would be wise to apply for temporary visas for the family, as well as permanent residence for the whole family, you included.
Yes, the court ruled that the ZEP was to be deemed still valid until June 2024.