We currently only process Tourist and Business Visas. Kindly contact the Embassy for the following
1. Corporate Visa:
The South African Corporate Visa permits a corporate entity a right to employ a prescribed number
of foreign nationals, in specific positions of South African business. It is also a popular choice
among the companies who prefer to look further than their base country to find quality staff.
This type of South Africa Visa is one of the hardest Visas to obtain, yet an invaluable asset
to the business.
2. Study Visa:
The South African Study Visa allows a foreign national to reside in the country while studying at
any of its institutes. It covers a wide range of educational disciplines and also includes practical
training about the field of study in some cases.
3. Life Partner Visa:
The Life Partner Visa in South Africa permits a foreign national to stay in the country with their
South African citizen partner. It applies to both heterosexual and same-sex couples and is eligible
for a long-stay period too.
4. Spouse Visa:
This is a form of ‘relative Visa’ that allows a foreign national to stay in the South African Republic
with a permanent resident wife or husband.
5. Retirement Visa:
The retirement Visa allows a foreign national to reside and retire in the country. This South Africa
Visa issues to people who want to retire in South Africa.
6. Exchange Visa:
The exchange Visa permits a foreign national to avail a temporary residence in the country under
three types of exchange programs. This Visa is further divided into two categories:
7. Treaty Visa:
The South African treaty is all about an official document that permits the foreigners to enter the
country and participate in specific programs. The Treaty Visas are issued when the foreigners
need to conduct activities that can include economic, political, or investment interests.
8. Relative Visa:
The South African Relative Visa is applicable to all the biological and legally adopted children
of the South African citizens or permanent residents.
9. Medical Treatment Visa:
The South African Medical Treatment Visa is especially meant for the foreign national to undergo
specialised medical care in the country of South Africa.
10. Volunteer Visa:
The Volunteer Visa allows the foreign nationals to take part in the volunteer or charity work within
11. Crew Visa:
The Crew Visa is issued to a member of the conveyance. This South Africa Visa permits the maritime
visitors who dock at the ports of South Africa for a short-stay.