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VISA to South Africa

Visitors Visa
Visitor's visa will be issued to the following catergories:

visits to family or friends and also for tourism purposes
business purposes
spouse to join a spouse who is in South Africa on a work or study permit
children to join parents who are in South Africa on work or study permits
fiancée/ fiancé to join his or her partner with the intention of marrying within 90 days
study purposes (max stay 3-months)
to work in the production of a movie or show (i.e. in the entertainment industry)
for medical purposes (max stay 3-months)
sport events
Volunteer / Charity work

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 the 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 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.