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    Visa To Visit South Africa

    Inbound Immigration Services for travellers who wants to visit South Africa for 30 - 90 days for tourism or business

As leading immigration specialists in South Africa, we provide assistance with visas to travel to South Africa for tourism or business

Holiday Visa: (R450)

How to apply for a South African eVisa to visit South Africa for holiday?

The online visa for South Africa is also called an eVisa (electronic visa) or South Africa Tourist Visa. This is a new convenient method of applying for a visa to enter South Africa. The purpose of this visa is for a bona fide holiday and visitors from over 14 countries can apply for South Africa visit visa for tourism purposes.

Visa Extension: (R900)

How to extend a South African travel Visa to stay longer in South Africa?

The duration of a travel visa can be extended once for a period of 90 days, and you’re allowed a maximum stay of 180 days per annum. One extension for a maximum of 3 months may be granted from within South Africa, but the extension application must be made to the authorities at least 60 days prior to expiry of the current visa. Ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for an extension which includes a valid reason for extending your stay, such as medical treatment, family emergencies, or unforeseen circumstances.

Frequently Asked Questions

Questions about short stay visas for travelers visiting South Africa

Most applications are approved within 3 weeks, but the processing time can vary depending on the individual circumstances of each applicant and the volume of applications being processed at the time.

By email. Once approved, an eVisa for South Africa is electronically linked to the traveler’s passport, the same one used to complete the online application.

You must have funds equivalent to 3000 South African Rand ($164.30) to apply for the visa.

Bank statements, Salary advances, Undertakings by the host, Bursary, Medical cover or Cash available.

Foreign citizen coming to South Africa from a yellow fever high risk of transmission country must carry the international yellow fever certificate of vaccination.

Yes, a return flight ticket is required as proof of the length of your stay, but this can be a provisional booking and doesn't need to be paid.

It's crucial not to exceed the allowed time of stay on your visa, as this can result in a substantial penalty and a ban from entering South Africa for 5 years.

It is essential to apply for your visa extension at least 60 days in advance to give the Department of Home Affairs time to process your visa and prevent you from overstaying.

The Immigration Act says that every person must use a legal port of entry where there is proper border control with immigration and custom officials when entering and departing the republic.

It depends on the country from which one holds a passport, and there's a list of countries which are visa exempt for 30 and 90 days, but for tourism purposes only.

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