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SOUTH AFRICA
Visa Country SOUTH AFRICA
Address A-18, Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.
Tel : 26149411 - 19 (from 26149411 to 26149419)
Fax : 26143605
Email: immigration.section@gmail.com
Website : www.sahc-india.com
Business
  • Valid passport with at least 3 month validity from the date of travel
  • 1 Application Form filled in BLOCK LETTER and with BLACK PEN.
  • 2 Photos(Camera Clicked, Passport size with white back ground).
  • Covering letter addressed to The Visa Officer, South African High Commission in Detail with duration of visit
  • A separate MOTIVATION LETTER required if specifically requesting for an Multiple entry visa .
  • Proof of financial (Last 03 month’s bank statement of the Applicant (Original with bank seal and signature) , With Minimum Bank Balance equivalent to USD 1000 (i.e. above INR 60,000/-).
  • Return Ticket Itinerary (Paper tkt / Etkt)
  • Invitation Letter from South African Party
  • Visa Application Form to be filled in BLOCK LETTERS and use BLACK INK only.
  • ORIGINAL Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (for those travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months).

NOTE

1.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.

2. Visa Application Form to be filled in BLOCK LETTERS and use BLACK INK only.

Medical Requirements As per Embassy Update Dated 18-June-2015: All travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months e.g.(Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Guinea-Bissau, Congo, Ivory Coast, DR of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Parague, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Toma and Pricipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela, Zambia).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.
Fees Nil
VFS Charges Rs. 2040/- applicable
Time Taken Minimum 07 to 08 working Days
SOUTH AFRICA
Visa Country SOUTH AFRICA
Address A-18, Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.
Tel : 26149411 - 19 (from 26149411 to 26149419)
Fax : 26143605
Email: immigration.section@gmail.com
Website : www.sahc-india.com
Dependent
  • Valid passport with at least 3 month validity from the date of travel.
  • 1 Application Form filled with black ink and in capital letters.
  • 2 Photos (Camera clicked, Passport size with white back ground)
  • Covering letter addressed to The Visa Officer, South African High Commission
  • Invitation Letter with inviter proper address and contact details.
  • Inviter ID proof(Visa/Permit/ID proof).
  • One way ticket
  • Marriage Certificate
  • Birth Certificate if child is travelling.
  • Last 03 months original bank statement of the applicant with seal and stamp from the authorize person,If Inviter is Sponsoring the trip then 06 months back statement of inviter is required(E statement will also do).
  • Radiology Report.
  • Police clearance certificate from Passport office
  • Medical Certificate
  • ORIGINAL Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (for those travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months).

NOTE

1.Visa Application Form needs to be filled in BLOCK LETTER and with BLACK PEN only.

2.BIRTH CERTIFICATE is mandatory in case applicant is below 18 years of age in all category.

3.Radiology Report is not older than 6 months at time of submission. Not applicable to less than 12 years and pregnant women.

Medical Requirements As per Embassy Update Dated 18-June-2015: All travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months e.g.(Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Guinea-Bissau, Congo, Ivory Coast, DR of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Parague, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Toma and Pricipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela, Zambia).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.
Fees Nil
VFS Charges Rs. 2040/- applicable
Time Taken Minimum 07 to 08 working Days
SOUTH AFRICA
Visa Country SOUTH AFRICA
Family
SOUTH AFRICA
Visa Country SOUTH AFRICA
Address A-18, Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.
Tel : 26149411 - 19 (from 26149411 to 26149419)
Fax : 26143605
Email: immigration.section@gmail.com
Website : www.sahc-india.com
Security Deposit Refund
  • Valid passport with at least 3 month validity from the date of travel.
  • Covering letter addressed to The Visa Officer, South African High Commission on passenger s behalf.
  • Original Refund receipt.
  • Original ticket jacket (with ticket details) and Boarding pass.
  • Applicant Bank details like(Name of Bank, Branch, Complete Address, IFCS Code, Account Number)
  • Name of Applicant, Address of Applicant, Contact details of Applicant.
  • ORIGINAL Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (for those travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months).

NOTE

Need Photocopy of the VOID Cheque.

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

Medical Requirements As per Embassy Update Dated 18-June-2015: All travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months e.g.(Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Guinea-Bissau, Congo, Ivory Coast, DR of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Parague, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Toma and Pricipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela, Zambia).must attach a their yellow fever certificate along with visa.
Fees Nil
Time Taken 3-4 months.
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.
SOUTH AFRICA
Visa Country SOUTH AFRICA
Address A-18, Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.
Tel : 26149411 - 19 (from 26149411 to 26149419)
Fax : 26143605
Email: immigration.section@gmail.com
Website : www.sahc-india.com
Short Term Project
  • Passport (valid for at least 3 months after the intended stay/departure date from South Africa; at least three unused/blank visa pages).
  • Fully completed visa application form-(DHA-84) – must be completed in black ink and block letters. Application form-DHA-84 must be signed by the applicant and signature should match the signature on the passport.
  • Proof of funds (Last 03 month’s bank statement signed and stamped on each and every page by the bank with a balance of INR 60,000 for Delhi which is equivalent to foreign exchange worth USD 1000 and minimum INR 20,000 for Mumbai which is equivalent to South African Currency R 3000.
  • Letter of invitation from the South African company/hosts stating the name, passport number of applicant(s) as well as purpose and duration of visit. Visa category in this letter should be mentioned as Section 11(2). Letter must have the physical address, as well as contact details of the host and host’s/authorised signature’s name, designation and signature; (Host ID copy attested by commissioner of OATHS needs to be submitted if required by SAHC)
  • If going for a Film project then - Recommendation from respective film commission in South Africa i.e Cape Town Film Commission, Durban Film Office or Gauteng Film Commission stating the name, passport number of applicant(s) as well as purpose and duration of visit.
  • Reference/introduction letter from Indian employer/production company stating the name, passport number of applicant(s) as well as purpose and duration of visit. Visa category in this letter should be mentioned as Section 11(2). Letter must have the physical address, as well as contact details of authorised signature’s name, designation and signature;
  • Vaccination certificate, (yellow fever) If applicant will travel through or stay in yellow fever belt.
  • Confirmed return/onward air ticket , (Applicant applying in Mumbai) Air Ticket booking Receipt (Applicant applying in Delhi)
  • Two Photographs - recent (not older than 30 days/1 month) passport size, ( 35mm x 45mm of the picture)photographs
  • Copies of passport bio-data pages (photo page and address/parents page (INDIAN PASSPORTS)
  • Accommodation proof.

NOTE-1 :

The person who signs the invitation letter i.e. HR or Company Executive needs to provide a Valid attested Photo ID (latest 3months) copy by Commissioner of oaths.

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

IMPORTANT NOTICE:-

Applicant needs to provide the below document as guided by South African High Commission, New Delhi

I) Purpose or necessity of work. - Should be mention in the Covering letter provided by the Applicant.

II) Nature of the work: - should be mention in the invitation letter provided by the South African Company.

III) Qualification and skills required for the work. :- Applicant needs to provide the academic certificates (photo copies) and Experience letter along with the application.

IV) Duration of the work. - It should be mention in the Visa Application form, Invitation Letter and Covering Letter.

V) Place of work. - It should be mention in the Visa Application form, Invitation Letter and Covering Letter.

VI) Duration of the visit: - It should be mention in the Visa Application form, Invitation Letter and Covering Letter.

VII) Proof of remuneration or stipend that the foreigner will receive from the employer: - Letter should be provided by the employer from India and South Africa.

VIII) Identity and contact details of the prospective employer or relevant contact person from the host institution. - Employer (Invitee) details should be mention in the Invitation letter along with their designation and contact details.

NOTE-2

Applicants must submit a recently attested/certified (within 3 months) copy of South African ID or Foreign passport with valid visa of host company representative.

For Mumbai Only
Applications for short term work visitor’s visa, also known as section 11(2) visitor’s visa, Applicants are expected to comply with the requirement outlined (checklist) on page 134 and page 136 of the DHA 84 application form.

For Mumbai, Bangalore, Goa, Pune, Ahmedabad only
All applications for 11:2 work visa must be accompanied by applicant’s CV and notarized copies of qualification certificates in lieu of the requirements for qualification and skills.

For Minor Dependent Children Applicant:- Child accompanied by both parents -

- Unabridged Birth Certificate (UBS)
- Consent from both parents

Child accompanied by one parent -

- Unabridged Birth Certificate (UBS)
- Affidavit / Court order and consent letter with ID copy from the other parent or death certificate (in case of death of one parent)

Child accompanied by someone other than a parent-

- Unabridged Birth Certificate (UBS)
- Affidavit / Court order and consent letter with ID copy from the other parent or death certificate (in case of death of one parent)
- Copies of ID documents / passport of the parents / Legal guardian
- Contact details of the parents or legal guardian.

Orphaned Child-
- Director –General of Department of Home Affairs may approve entry or departure of orphaned children travelling with a relative or a person related to his/her parents.

Unaccompanied Child-

- Consent from one or both parents or legal guardian, as the case may be, in the form of an affidavit
- Where one parent provides an affidavit granting full parental responsibilities and rights in respect of the child.
- A letter from the person who will receive the child in the Republic, his or her residential address and contact details in Republic where the child will be residing.
- Copy of ID, valid passport and visa or permanent residence permit of the person receiving the child in the Republic;
- Contact details of parents / Legal Gordian.

Medical Requirements As per Embassy Update Dated 18-June-2015: All travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months e.g.(Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Guinea-Bissau, Congo, Ivory Coast, DR of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Parague, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Toma and Pricipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela, Zambia).must attach a their yellow fever certificate along with visa
Fees Nil VFS Charges Rs. 2040/- applicable
Time Taken Minimum 07 to 08 working days.
Submission Monday To Friday
Collection Monday To Friday
SOUTH AFRICA
Visa Country SOUTH AFRICA
Address A-18, Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.
Tel : 26149411 - 19 (from 26149411 to 26149419)
Fax : 26143605
Email: immigration.section@gmail.com
Website : www.sahc-india.com
Tourist
  • Valid passport with at least 3 month validity from the date of travel.
  • 1 Application Form filled in BLOCK LETTER and with BLACK PEN.
  • 2 Photos(Camera Clicked, Passport size with white back ground).
  • Covering letter addressed to The Visa Officer, South African High Commission
  • A separate MOTIVATION LETTER required if specifically requesting for an Multiple entry visa .
  • Proof of Hotel confirmation (Directly from south African travel agent letter head OR directly from south Africa hotel)
  • Day to Day Itinerary
  • Proper Return Confirmed Ticket (Paper tkt / Etkt)
  • if somebody is inviting passenger from South Africa and Sponsoring the trip then sponsor bank statement is required.
  • 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/- i.e. above INR 60,000/-)
  • Hotel Confirmation, day to day tour itinerary and printout of return ticket should be required from the South Africaon the letter head of same travel agent

NOTE

1.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.

2. Visa Application Form to be filled in BLOCK LETTERS and use BLACK INK only.

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

4. All Gujarat issued passport/ applicants residing in Gujarat applying as a group to submit their application at the South Africa consulate Mumbai ONLY.

Medical Requirements As per Embassy Update Dated 18-June-2015: All travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months e.g.(Angola, Argentina, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Colombia, Guinea-Bissau, Congo, Ivory Coast, DR of Congo, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, French Guyana, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Panama, Parague, Peru, Rwanda, Sao Toma and Pricipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, Sudan, Suriname, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Venezuela, Zambia).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.
Fees Nil
VFS Charges Rs. 2040/- applicable
Time Taken Minimum 07 to 08 working days.
SOUTH AFRICA
Visa Country SOUTH AFRICA
Address A-18, Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi.
Tel : 26149411 - 19 (from 26149411 to 26149419)
Fax : 26143605
Email: immigration.section@gmail.com
Website : www.sahc-india.com
Work
  • Original Valid passport with at least 6 month validity from the date of travel.
  • 1 Visa Application Form – DH 1738.
  • 3 Recent colored Photographs 35 X 45 MM 70 -80 % Face focus, white background.
  • Covering letter addressed to The Visa Officer, South African High Commission from the Applicant on Company letterhead stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of stay.
  • Covering letter addressed to The Visa Officer, South African High Commission from the Applicant on plain paper – Duly typed
  • signed stating his name, designation, purpose and duration of stay Marriage certificate or in the case of a foreign spousal relationship, proof of official recognition thereof issued by the authorities of the country concerned if available.
  • Birth certificate for child below 18 years.
  • The affidavit where a spousal relationship to a South African citizen or resident is applicable, as well as documentation proving cohabitation and the extent to which the related financial responsibilities are shared by the parties and setting out the particulars of children in the spousal relationship.
  • Divorce decree, where applicable.
  • Court order granting full or specific parental responsibilities and rights, where applicable.
  • Death certificate , in respect of late spouse, where applicable.
  • Written consent from both parents and court order granting full parental responsibilities and rights parent, where applicable.
  • Police clearance certificates in respect of applicants 18 years and older, in respect of all countries where person resided one year or longer since having attained the age of 18 (PCC from Regional Passport Office).
  • A written undertaking by the employer to ensure that the passport of his or her employee is valid at all times for the duration of his or her employment.
  • A certificate by the Department of Labour confirming that - (1)despite diligent search, the prospective employer has been unable to find a suitable citizen or permanent resident with qualifications or skills and experience equivalent to those of the applicant, (2)The applicant has qualifications or proven skills and experience in line with the job offer, (3)The salary and benefits of the applicant are not inferior to the average salary and benefits of citizens or employees occupying similar positions in the Republic, (4)A contract of employment stipulating the conditions of employment and signed by both the employer and the applicant in line with the Labour standards in the Republic and is made conditional upon the general work visa being approved, (5)Proof of qualifications evaluated by SAQA and translated by a sworn translator into one of the official languages of the Republic, (6)Full particulars of the employer, including, where applicable, proof of registration of the business with the Commission on Intellectual Property and Companies (CIPC).
  • An undertaking by the employer to inform the Director-General should the applicant not comply with the provisions of the Act, or conditions of the visa.
  • An undertaking by the employer to inform the Director-General upon the employee no longer being in the employ of such employer or when he or she is employed in a different capacity or role.
  • Proper One way Ticket Original Bank statement (personal) last 3 months with bank seal and signature and till date
  • Employment Contract stating the terms and conditions of Employment duly signed by both the Employer and Employee.
  • ID Proof of the Employee (Authorized Signatory).
  • Offer of Employment.
  • Registration Proof and Company Profile of the Counterpart South African Company.
  • Clarification letter from the counterpart.
  • Visa Application Form to be filled in BLOCK LETTERS and use BLACK INK only.
  • ORIGINAL Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (for those travelers that have visited a yellow fever belt country during the last 12 months).

NOTE:

For Intra-company transfer, two undertaking forms (one on Indian Company Letterhead and other from on South African Company Letter Head) need to be submitted in addition to the above documents. For sample formats for both these undertaking forms, please visit forms section of our website. 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.

Medical Requirements 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.

OTHER THAN THIS FOLLOWING DOCS ARE REQUIRED:
Radiological Report.
Medical Report.
Physical Fittness Test Report.
Fees Rs 7892/- Payable in cash South African High Commission VFS Charges Rs. 2040/- applicable
Time Taken 02 to 03 Months
Submission Monday to Friday
Submission Time 09:00am To 11:30am
Collection Monday to Friday
Collection Time 03:30pm To 04:30pm
Note: - Further, any change in fees, additional document or personal presence of the applicant might be required which is on the discretion of the embassy.