An MSIC holder must return their MSIC to the issuing body within one month after:
· it expires
· is cancelled
· has been damaged, altered or defaced (permanently or temporarily)
· the holder no longer has an operational need to enter a secure area at least once a year
An MSIC holder must notify their issuing body within 7 days, if their MSIC is lost, stolen or destroyed.
An MSIC issued to a person who changes his or her name ceases to be valid one (1) month after the day on which the change is made.
Notification must be in the form of a statutory declaration or police report before a replacement card can be issued.