Visa applications for UK residents are to be submitted at the South Africa Visa Application Centres in London, Manchester or Edinburgh (UK). All applications will be assessed by The South African High Commission, London. The Visa Application Centres are operated by VF Services (UK) Limited.

  • Please note that the VFS service charge should be paid online only. You will be prompted to make this payment when scheduling your appointment. Please ensure that you bring the email confirmation showing proof of payment when attending for your appointment. The visa fee can only be paid in person at the time of your appointment.
  • Please note that non Machine Readable Passports are no longer acceptable for any visa application. Kindly obtain a machine readable passport in order to lodge a visa application to South Africa
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News and updates

Please note that non Machine Readable Passports are no longer acceptable for any visa application....

Published on 07 January 2017

A financial undertaking or support by a foreigner (parent / spouse of an applicant who is not a South African citizen) is no longer recognized in terms of the South African Immigration Regulations for all applicants 18 years and above.

Published on 05 November 2016

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