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
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.
|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
|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 a South Africa visa application is 5 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
and we will revert with a date and time for the submissions.
For Mumbai Submissions:
For any bulk or group submissions of more than 10
applications, please send in your requests along with the SA hotel confirmation
to the Consulate at email@example.com
for their approval.
Please ensure you read the security regulation notices before you visit the
Visa Application Centre.
You can track your application by entering your Reference Number and your Date
of Birth. Please click here
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