Department of Justice Candidate Attorney Programme 2022

Department of Justice Candidate Attorney Programme 2022 – How to Apply.


The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development is the justice ministry of the South African government.

Who should apply?

Unemployed South African graduates, with a tertiary qualification in the above-mentioned field of study, who has not previously participated in any Candidate Attorney programme. These internships are based in the Attorney’s Office. Candidates who wish to apply for internships outside their respective regions must be willing and able to find their own accommodation considering that they will not earn a salary but only a stipend. Separate applications must be made for each Office which you are applying for and quoting the relevant reference number for the center of your choice A pre-employment security screening will be conducted on RSA citizenship, criminal record, credit record, and verification of qualification. The outcome of this screening will be considered to determine suitability for employment.


  • Polokwane – Ref No: CA / 1 [x2]
  • Cape Town – Ref No: CA / 2 [x10]
  • Thohoyandou – Ref No: CA / 3 [x5]
  • Mafikeng – Ref No: CA / 4 [x4]
  • Mthatha – Ref No: CA / 5 [x8]
  • East London – Ref No: CA / 6 [x4]
  • Port Elizabeth – Ref No CA / 7) [x2]
  • Johannesburg – Ref No: CA / 8 [x15]
  • Pretoria – Ref No: CA / 9 [x17]
  • Nelspruit – Ref No: CA / 10 [x10]
  • Bloemfontein – Ref No: CA / 11 [x3]
  • Office of the SG: Pretoria – Ref No: CA / 12 [x7]

REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor of Laws (LLB)

How to Apply

Direct your application to the area of choice using the postal addresses indicated below: Quoting the relevant reference number, direct your application to: Postal address: The Human Resource: Justice and Constitutional Development, Private Bag X81, Pretoria, 0001 OR Physical address: Application Box, First Floor Reception, East Tower, Momentum Building, 329 Pretorius Street, Pretoria

ENQUIRIES: Ms. Samantha Fisher Tel No: (012) 315 4843 or Mr. Tokelo Moja Tel No: (012) 315 4847

Application Deadline: 18th October 2021.

Location: Countrywide.

STIPEND: R7 000 per month.