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Port Health Services

Mission: To be a leader in providing Port Health Services and facilities to accommodate the transportation of Cargo and Passengers by Air, Water and Land within the KwaZulu-Natal Province.

Goal: To provide a comprehensive Port Health Service to all our Customers on an ongoing basis in terms of the International Health Regulations and other relevant Health legislation.

Port Health Services: Coastal Region

Postal address: P.O. Box 49454, East End, 4018
Physical address: 5th floor, Mercury House, Anton Lembede Street, Durban
Telephone:  031 301 0381, 031 301 0382, 031 301 0384
Fax: 031 301 0385
Designation Name Email Address
Regional Director AP Hargreaves Antoinette.hargreaves@health.gov.za
Deputy Director P Bhugwandeen Pradeep.bhugwandeen@health.gov.za 
PA to Regional Director

MY Mdlopane


Coastal Region Port Health Contact Details : sub-region 1 (KwaZulu-Natal)

Point of Entry Assistant Director Supervisor Office Telephone Office Fax Office Cell Number Email Physical Address Postal Address
Kosi bay land border post N Mpontshane BH Jobe 035 592 0711 035 592 0712 N/A

Manager:                   bulempontshane9@gmail.com
Office:                         kosiporthealth@telkomsa.net


Port Health Services
Kosi Bay Land Border Post
Kosi Bay

Port Health Services
Main Road,

Golela land border post N Mpontshan  

034 435 1845
034 435 1021


034 435 1844 N/A Manager:                  bulempontshane9@gmail.com

Port Health Services Golela Land Border Post

Port Health Services P.O. Box 356

Richards Bay Harbour

SSL Mbatha

BS Mlotshwa



035 789 5581

035 789 0122


035 789 5281 083 301 3341

Act. Manager:        Sduduzo.mbatha@health.gov.za

Alternate:           Balungile.mlotshwa@health.gov.za

24 hour email:                     Rbayport@health.gov.za


Port Health Services
1 Aloe Loop, Block A
Richards Bay


Port Health Services
Private Bag X1019
Richards Bay


King Shaka International Airport

XW Mdlalose 

FC Khumalo


  032 436 0200 032 436 2669 083 457 1148

Act. Manager:        Xolane.mdlalose@health.gov.za

Alternate:           Fundiswa.khumalo@health.gov.za

Admin Clerk:  Jane.ntuli@health.gov.za

Port Health Services
International Arrivals Terminal Building
King Shaka Int. Airport
La Mercy

Port Health Services
P.O. Box 57719
La Mercy


Durban Harbour GD Naidoo  

031 301 0381
031 301 0382
031 301 0384


031 301 0385


083 301 3340

Manager: Genga.naidoo@health.gov.za

24 hour email: dbnport@health.gov.za

 Admin Clerk:  

Repatriation of Human Remains into and out of KZN: Happy.mhlongo@health.gov.za

Port Health Services
5th Floor, Mercury House
320 Anton Lembede Street


Port Health Services
P.O. Box 49454
East End





Locality of Entry Points 



  • s South Africa’s busiest harbour on the African Continent;
  • is the 26th largest Container Port in the World;
  • has the largest Sugar Silo in the world within its precincts;
  • handles more than 5000 vessels per annum;
  • no other S. A. Port can match the number of direct link Ports worldwide.
  • has unmatched shipping opportunities both in terms of frequency and destinations served;
  • handles at least 65% of the Country’s imports

    Richards Bay
  • is South Africa’s largest Port;
  • is the Country’s main Port for the handling of Bulk commodities as well as granite blocks, liquid and steel.
The Port Health Section of the Department of Health is responsible for carrying out all of the statutory functions of the Port Health Authority at all Ports, Airports and Borderposts within the Province

The Service is divided into four (4) Operating Areas :-

  • Durban Harbour
  • King Sharka International Airport  (Durban)
  • Richards Bay Harbour
  • Land Borderposts 
We are a 24 hour / 365 days a year service and operate from various centres including our Headquarters which are based at 18 Stanger Street, Durban



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