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A person applying for temporary residence has to apply from outside of the country, but you can get an exemption from this by applying to Home Affairs through VFS Global..
Asylum seekers (i.e. people who do not hold refugee status) may apply for a residence permit.
Your husband can appeal to the Minister of Home Affairs.
Home Affairs says that the waiting period for an unabridged birth certificate is three to eight weeks, but many people have complained of delays of many months.