How do I get South Africa visa?

Where do I get a visa for South Africa?

Applications must be made at any regional office of the Department of Home Affairs or nearest South African embassy, mission or consulate abroad. A passport with at least 1 free page for a visa.

How long does it take to get a visa South Africa?

Four to 12 weeks, depending on where you submit

However, if you are applying for either of the short-term visas below at your nearest South African mission, processing times are approximately 10 to 15 working days: Visitors Visa (To visit family/friends or for tourism purposes)

Can I get a visa on arrival in South Africa?

Only eligible citizens can obtain a visa on arrival. … The South Africa visa on arrival is granted to travelers who are visiting South Africa for tourism purposes. It is a single entry visa and allows a 30-day stay in the country.

What are the documents required for South Africa visa?

Documents required to apply for a visa

  • A passport or travel document valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of your intended visit.
  • Your passport must have at least TWO unused page for entry / departure endorsements.
  • A completed Form BI-84 (application for a visa)
  • Payment of the prescribed fee.
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Can I go to South Africa without a visa?

If you want to visit South Africa, you must produce a valid visa before you can enter into the country. … If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged to put you onto a flight back to your home country. Depending on your intended visit, you can apply for a Visitor’s Visa or a Transit Visa.

Is Home Affairs open during lockdown?

Home Affairs offices will continue opening Monday to Friday, from 08:00 to 15:30. We are extending our operating hours to 19:00 to accommodate people who need to register deaths and births up to 15 February 2021. … Nobody will be allowed to enter any Home Affairs office without a mask.

Can I apply for South African visa online?

How do I apply for the South Africa visa? Eligible citizens can apply for the South Africa visa through a simple online application form, to receive an approved eVisa electronically linked to their passport.

How long can you stay in South Africa without a visa?

U.S. citizens (U.S. passport holders) visiting the Republic of South Africa for ninety (90) days or less for tourism / business purposes do not need visas.

How many days does it take to get visa?

US Visa Processing Times for Different Visa Types

Visa Type Processing Time
L-2 visa 15 days to 1 month
R-1 visa 8 to 9 months
P-1 visa 3 to 6 months
I visa 10 days

Which countries can enter South Africa without visa?

Below are the 103 countries South Africans can travel to visa-free according to the latest Henley & Partners report.

Africa.

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Angola Lesotho Seychelles*
Botswana Malawi Somalia*
Cape Verde Islands* Mauritania* St. Helena*
Comores Islands* Mauritius Swaziland (eSwatini)
Ethiopia* Mozambique Tanzania
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