South Africa Tourist Visa

South Africa visit visa:

  • If you wish to travel to South Africa you can apply for an e-visa online. This South Africa tourist visa is valid for 60 days. You cannot overstay on this visa.
  • Documents required for South Africa tourist visa from Dubai
  • A passport with a validity of at least six months
  • 2 passport size photos
  • Old passports and visa
  • A copy of your completed and signed visa application form
  • Details about your itinerary
  • Proof of hotel bookings, flight bookings
  • Copy of return ticket
  • A cover letter with all the required details about your itinerary
  • Proof that you have enough finances to fund your visit
  • Bank statement of the last 6 months
  • Income tax returns for last 3 years
  • Yellow fever vaccination
  • When the traveler’s eVisa application is accepted, the eVisa will be sent to the email address given with the request. When flying to South Africa, the traveler must save a copy of the eVisa on their phone or take a printed copy with them. To reach South Africa, the traveler must present the eVisa along with their passport at the airport.
  • Processing time
  • The visa will take up to three working days to process. Individuals should send their applications ahead of time to prevent travel delays.
Why do I need a South Africa visitor visa?

A South Africa visitor visa might be granted –

  • For business
  • For tourism
  • For visiting family or friends
  • To spouse that would be joining spouse [who is in South Africa on work/study permit]
  • To children for joining parents [that are in South Africa on work/study permits]
  • To a fiancée/ fiancé for joining partner with intention to marry within 90 days
  • For study purposes for a maximum stay of 3 months
  • Charitable or voluntary activities
  • For taking part in conferences
  • For research activities
  • For working in the production of a show or movie [that is, in the entertainment industry]
  • Sports events
  • For medical purposes, for a maximum stay of 3 months
Does South Africa provide the visa on arrival facility?
In South Africa, visas are not given at the ports of entry. Anyone who enters South Africa without a visa would be put on a plane back to their home country.
How long can I stay in South Africa on my visitor visa?

A foreign traveler who is a citizen of another country can visit South Africa temporarily for business or tourism for a maximum of 90 days with a South Africa visitor visa.

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