Order of the Star of South Africa

  • Order instituted on 1 July 1975. Civilian division was added on 17 October 1978.
  • Order awarded to civilians in defence-related industries and organisations and, from 1986, to senior police, railways police, prisons service, and intelligence service officers, for services which contributed to the security and general national interest of South Africa.
  • Order have five classes.



South African Civil honours