Set-top box qualifying criteria

1. Proof of TV ownership: An affidavit from the South African Police Service (SAPS) or Commissioner of Oaths confirming ownership of a TV set.



2. Proof of South African citizenship: A valid South African green barcoded Identity Document (ID) or Smart ID Card.


3. Proof of household income:

  • A payslip from the employer; or
  • A letter confirming income from the employer for persons who do not receive a payslip; or
  • An affidavit from the SAPS or Commissioner of Oaths in cases where there is no income.
  • Households that depend on a Child-Support Grant, Old-Age
  • Grant or Disability Grant must provide proof that they receive such grants.


4.  Proof of physical address:

  • A statement addressed to the applicant’s address (municipal bill, bank statement, retail account, other); or
  • An affidavit with an official stamp from the SAPS or Commissioner of Oaths; or
  • A signed letter from the local house of traditional leaders for households without documented physical addresses; or
  • A signed letter from the employer; or
  • A signed letter or statement from the landlord.