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Welcome to the website of South African visa application centre in  Mumbai and Delhi. The South African visa applications can be submitted at the visa application centers in Mumbai and Delhi.

For Prospective Applicants

Applicants who wish to apply for a Visa are requested to kindly read the information on this site carefully. The guidelines listed on this site are to help you prepare your documents as accurately as possible. This will reduce the risk of your application being incomplete or take a longer time to being processed.

Please note that in some cases personal appearance may be required at the South African High Commission, Delhi and the Consulate General of the Republic of South Africa, Mumbai prior to a decision being taken on your application. The VFS Visa Application Centre shall assist you to take an appointment for the same.

Important Note: - Applicant are requested to complete the Visa Application Form with their own details like contact no., email id etc. this information would help VFS and South African High Commission to reach you incase of any of any additional requirement.

VISA APPLYING PROCESS
Step 1 : Before applying, please ensure you are very clear on your ‘purpose of visit’ – do remember we are here to assist and help you through the entire visa application process but are not permitted to advise or guide you on choosing a visa category. Since our work is primarily administrative in nature, we have no say on whether you will be granted a visa and how long it will take to process, as this is entirely the prerogative of the High Commission and Consulate General. You may refer to the link ‘All about Visas’ to understand details of various visas.
Step 2 : Complete your visa application form and affix your photograph. You may download the form from this website.
Step 3 : Ensure photos are as per specifications.
Step 4 : Attach all supporting documents required as per checklist. Make sure your application is complete. Incomplete applications are not accepted.
Step 5 : Submit your application at the VFS centre in Delhi or Mumbai along with the applicable fees in cash
Step 6 : Track your application online
Step 7 : Collect your passport from the VFS centre or wait for courier delivery.
The Processing time for Delhi is 10 working days* and for Mumbai is 05 working days*. Please note that this is an indicative processing time only. Processing time may increase or decrease at the discretion of the South African High Commission & the Consulate General of Republic of South Africa.

For Delhi Submissions:
For any bulk or group submissions of more than 10 applications, a prior appointment needs to be taken at VFS. Please E-mail your group details and the date of travel to infoza.india@vfshelpline.com and we will revert with a date and time for the submissions.


For Mumbai Submissions:
For any bulk or group submissions of 10 or more applications, please send in your requests along with the SA hotel confirmation to the Consulate at molorot@dirco.gov.za for their approval.

Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the Visa Application Centre.

TRACK YOUR APPLICATION ONLINE
You can track your application by entering your Reference Number and your Date of Birth. Please click here.

Important: SMS will not be delivered to Mobile Nos. registered with DND facility of the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India.
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