Visa is a legal document allocated by the government that provides the authority to a person for entry into a country other than his homeland country for a specific time. It is considered a valid document for crossing the borderline of a foreign country. However, the actual entry in any country depends on the permission of immigration officers.
Like other countries, South Africa has the right to decide whom it should allow entry in its territory. Visitors must obtain a visa to enter South Africa unless they belong to a visa-exempt country. However, the actual entry depends on the decision of immigration officers.
Passport holders of the following countries can enter South Africa without a visa. They can stay up to 90 days, with some conditions.
|Saint Vincent & the Grenadines||San Marino||São Tomé & Príncipe|
|Tanzania||Trinidad & Tobago||Tunisia|
|United Arab Emirates||United Kingdom||United States|
South Africa issues visas of the following types:
Temporary residence visas issued by South Africa are:
Please note: The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk. Please contact your nearest embassy for accurate, up-to-date information or visit the Department of Home Affairs, South Africa.