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Important Information

  • Important Notice: Owing to the COVID -19 development and directives by the Government of South Africa, our Visa Application Centres will remain closed from the 26 March 2020 until 16 April 2020. Please be advised that our call centre and Email support will also not be available during this period. For further updates we request customers to visits our website www.vfsglobal.com

     All passports which are ready for collection and not collected by Thursday 26 March 2020 will be retained at the VFS office for the duration of the lockdown period.  Kindly note that NO collections will be considered during the lockdown period. The earliest date for collection thereafter will be 17 April 2020 (provided that no further lockdown is announced)

    Applicants that submitted at the Cape Town VFS may collect their passports /PCC from the Cape Town Consulate

    Applicants that submitted at Johannesburg and Durban VFS – the passports will remain at VFS offices and these will only be available to collect by the 17 April 2020 provides that no further lockdown is announced

  • Please take note of urgent notice regarding advisory on travel and visas

  • Biometrics will be mandatory for all Visa applications as off the 17 July 2017 click here to find an application centre near you.
  • Lesotho passport holders must apply at the Indian High Commission at Pretoria.
  • Beware of fraudulent job offers. For more details – click here