Welcome to the website of the India Visa and Consular Service Application Centre in South Africa. VFS Visa Processing SA Pty Ltd is a trusted partner to “The Government of India” in South Africa and manages the administrative function of the Visa, Passport, and selected Consular Services application process.
Effective 06 July 2020
Kindly note that below offices have moved and address has changed
Cape Town : Office 501, 5th Floor , 47 Strand Street Cape Town, South Africa
Durban : Unit 101, First Floor 91-123 Cowey Road (Problem Mkhize) Essenwood, KZN, Durban, South Africa
Effective 22 June 2020
India Visa Application Centre accepts applications only with prior appointment. Please note change in our operational days and hours until further notice:
Please take note of the revised operational hours as off 12 October 2020.
Johannesburg Centre- Monday to Friday - 09:00 hrs - 15:00 hrs
Durban Centre – Monday, Wednesday and Friday - 09:00 hrs-13:00 hrs
Cape Town Centre - Monday and Thursday – 09:00 hrs-15:00 hrs.
Please note only applications by appointment will be assisted.
Kindly note due to COVID-19 no Family/Group appointments will be allowed, only individual appointments will be accepted at the Application Centre
Owing to the COVID -19 development and directives by the Government of South Africa, the India Visa Application Centres will now be able to operate as per the level 3 regulations as from the 08 June 2020. Please note only applications by appointment will be assisted.
We have a very important update for our customers in South Africa regarding the functioning of our India Visa and Consular Service Application Centres.
As the safety of our customers and staff is our priority, we have implemented strict health and safety measures in line with Government guidelines for social distancing at our Application Centres. On arrival at the Visa Application Centre, you will be required to undergo a temperature reading. Customers exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms, including fever (higher than 37.3 degrees celsius), cough and difficulty in breathing will be allowed to reschedule their appointments for another day and not proceed further for their applications.
For your safety, kindly adhere to the precautionary measures at our Centres. All processed applications will be subject to accepting the mandatory courier service to reduce the number of visits to the Centre.
Please take note of urgent notice regarding advisory on travel and visas
Effective 23 October 2020.
It has been decided by the Competent Authority to restore online IVFRT system for submission, processing of Visa applications and grant of Visa to foreign nationals covered under the following exempted categories:
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