Visa Information

Visa Type : Tourist Visa Country : SOUTHAFRICA

Passport: Valid passport with at least 3 month validity from the date of travel.

01 VISA Form

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Covering letter : Addressed to The Visa Officer, South African High Commission

Proof of Hotel confirmation: (Directly from south African travel agent letter head OR directly from south Africa hotel)

Day to Day Itinerary

Air Tickets: Proper Return Confirmed Ticket(Paper tkt / Etkt)

Sponsor bank statement: If somebody is inviting passenger from South Africa and Sponsoring the trip then sponsor bank statement is required.

Personal Bank statement: If passenger is bearing the expenses by own then Original Personal Bank Statement, till date (3 months) with bank address, bank seal ,sign and contact details.

Proof of financial (Last 03 month’s bank statement) of Applicant (Original with Bank Seal and Signature), With Minimum Bank Balance equivalent to USD 10,000/- 

Note :

  • For tourist visa the hotel confirmation, day to day tour itinerary and printout of return ticket should be on the letter head of same travel agent.
  • If Stay is more than 30 daysthen Embassy requires day to day detailed itinerary covering the entire stay at South Africa, from Invitee on A-4 sheet. with Invitee s name, address, contact numbers and the Signatures.
  • Visa Application Form to be filled in BLOCK LETTERS and use BLACK INK only.

Medical Requirements: ORIGINAL Yellow FeverVaccination Certificate (for those travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months).

As per Embassy Update Dated 18-June-2015: All travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months must attach a their yellow fever certificate along with visa application, it is also advisable for them to take it along when they travel in order to produce it at the Port of Entry if so requested by Department of Health.


The Covering Letter, Invitation, the Ticket should show the exact dates of Entry-Exit from South Africa. Applications without matching Entry-Exit dates will not be accepted.

BIRTH CERTIFICATE mandatory in case applicant is below 18years of age in ALL CATEGORIES. 

VISA Processing time: minimum of 07 to 08 workng days required