Department of Home Affairs is pleased to announce the opening of the Visa & Permit Facilitation Centres in 9 provinces and 11 cities within South Africa. Visa and Permit applications will be accepted across these 12 centres in South Africa. These applications will be assessed by Department of Home Affairs in Pretoria. Non-South Africans with a legal residency permit in South Africa can apply for a visa or permit at these centres.
Due to the impact of COVID on our staffing levels and adherence to COVID protocols, Applicants advised that they can expect an increase in waiting times at our centers.
Please expect delays in our processes of submission, premium lounge as well as collection.
DHA Festive Closures
Submission: Last day 21st December 2021 & reopening again 3rd January 2022.
Collections: Closed 24th, 27th and 31st December 2021. Collection times between 22nd and 30th – 09:00 to 13:00
REVISION IN DHA SERVICE FEE FROM 1 JANUARY 2022
Please be advised that the fees charged for services provided at our DHA Application Centres will be revised effective 1 January 2022.
Customers in South Africa who plan to avail of any services at our DHA Centres can view the revised service fee by visiting the payments page on www.vfsglobal.com/dha/southafrica. We appreciate your kind understanding.
Attention ZEP Holders:
Important Notice: Reopening of Visa Categories
All categories of temporary residence visa’s, including applications of TRV - waivers, TRV & PRP – Appeal, Proof or Permanent Residence, PRP & TRV – Exemption of the prescribed requirement will only be accepted.
Applicants that have collected their rejected PRP outcome between 10th March 2020 & 30th September 2021 will have until 15th December 2021 to submit their appeal application.
Please note that adherence to all COVID -19 health protocols at all VFS centers are mandatory.
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