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-South Africa Visa-


South Africa Tourist Visa & Visitor Visa

Foreigners who wish to visit South Africa for tourism or visiting relatives are required to obtain a tourist or visitor visa for South Africa which must be applied at a South African Embassy, before traveling to the Republic of South Africa. It is one of the most visually spectacular and culturally unique countries. Wildlife lovers come to South Africa from all corners of the globe in lookout for the “Big Five”: lion, buffalo, leopard, rhino, and elephant.

Salzburg Festival in Austria

South Africa Visa Document Checklist

Applicants Documents for South Africa Visa 
  • Original Passport [Current and previous if applicable].

  • 3 Photographs 35–45 mm in width Close up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 80% of the photograph in white background.

  • Original Yellow Fever Certificate is mandatory.

  • Financial statements.

  • Employment Proof and Pay Slips.

  • Income Tax Returns.

  • Hotel bookings or accommodation covering the whole duration of the intended stay.

  • Flight reservation of return or round ticket.

  • Marriage Certificate.

  • For applicants from business background need to carry company letter heads, registration document and seal

  • In case of minors traveling:
    A) Minor accompanied by one parent shall provide a Original notarized NOC by the other parent , plus copies of parents passports or ID

    B) A minor travelling alone shall provide a Original notarized NOC by both parents / legal guardians, plus copies of parents passports or ID

Inviter/Sponsor Documents for South Africa Visa if Invited

  • Passport first, last and visa pages.

  • Invitation Letter.

  • Pay slips and bank statement if sponsoring.

Our Services for South Africa Visa
  • Filling South Africa Visa Application Forms.

  • Customizing Document Checklist as per the applicant’s case.

  • Providing letter formats if required

    • Cover Letter Draft ​
    • Invitation Letter Draft [If Invited]
  • Preparing the complete fixed day wise travel Itinerary.

  • We would suggest you on Fund maintenance.

  • We would suggest you on sponsorship and documents related to that.

  • Mock Interview preparation [If invited for interview].

  • Keeping the documents in order as per the checklist on receipt of all documents from client.

  • Following up with the Embassy if required.

Our Service fee:


Additional Paid Services for each applicant

  • We help you search for 100% refundable hotel booking links for Visa purpose* : INR-250 .

  • We can provide flight itinerary for Visa purpose* : INR-250.

  • Customized day wise itinerary as per passengers travel Plan : INR 300.

  • PS. The Information provided in checklist is partial and we request the applicant to take case specific customized checklist from Sanctum Consulting Consultant.

    * Please contact our consultants for the same

Frequently Asked Questions – Austria Visa

Applicants are advised to lodge their application as early as possible prior to their intended date of travel. 

The average process time for South Africa visa is 15 to 30 working days. If the applicant is asked for medicals by the Embassy then the time taken for visa processing is generally higher.

Applicants are not required to take prior appointments for documents submission.

Documentation including your financials, employment, identity cards are majorly needed for South Africa visa. For detailed information contact us.

Generally South Africa visa is granted for limited duration. It depends on the request made by the applicant in the application form and cover letter. The final decision of visa validity is taken by the Embassy.

It solely depends on the purpose of a person’s visit to South Africa.

Yes. Proof of health insurance has to be submitted along with your visa application.

A person is not eligible to take up any employment in South Africa on visitor’s visa. To work in South Africa the person should have a valid work visa.