Appeals

Applicants can appeal for rejections by completing the online application form, Appeals are subject to DHA approval and applicant need to apply within 10 working days for section 8 (4) from the date of receiving the decision. For section 8 (6), applicant need to apply within 10 working days from the date of receiving the decision.

All appeal applications will now follow a revised online process. This will be effective from the 26 January 2019.

Applicants are requested to refer to the below before applying for an appeal application:

  • Applicants will only be able to apply for an appeal application once their previous application has been collected from the VFS application centre.
  • Applicants will only be able to submit an appeal application within 10 days of collecting the rejected outcome.
  • Applicants can only appeal once under the appeal category 8(4) and if rejected for the second time they will have one last opportunity to submit a final appeal under appeal category 8(6) which is then submitted for the review of the director general.

For any enquiries please contact the VFS call centre on 012 425 3000.