South Africa Visa


Do I need a Visa?

Type of
Visa and document required

Applicant needs to submit:
Tourist Visa / Business Visa

  1. Application form for Visa - Form BI-84 (Forms completed in English and in black ink).
  2. Two (2) identical recent colour passport photos.
  3. Passport valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of intended visit with two (2) unused pages.
  4. Confirmation of status (PR Card/Blue IC/Employment Pass/ Work permit, etc.) and employment in Singapore
  5. Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
  6. Proof of onward air/sea transport ticket or road transport.
  7. Proof of admissibility in the foreign country of onward ticket.
  8. A refundable repatriation deposit of S$ 3000.00 may be required.
  9. Confirmation of accommodation at a hotel/guest house in SA for all dates,
    or an invitation letter from South African host with SA ID number, full address, contact number, email and certified copy of host's I.D/passport.
  10. For minors: birth certificate and letter of consent if not accompanied by parents.

    Holiday Purposes
    Please provide the following, in addition to above requirements:
  11. Signed letter from employer reflecting salary, position in company and leave granted for the period of visit or reason for travel.
  12. Confirmation letter of tour or booked holiday itinerary.
  13. Proof of financial means: original bank statements for the last 3 months.

    Business purposes (including Conferences)
    Please provide the following, in addition to above requirements:
  14. Signed letter from employer in Singapore confirming employment, position in company, reason for travel, duration of visit and if they are financially responsible for you. Please also indicate other possible visits to South Africa in the next 3 months (90 days).
  15. Letter from the registered company in South Africa that you will visit, duration of visit, reason for visit and/or letter of confirmation/participation at the Conference.

Forms

Please download the relevant form for application
Fees
  • Express Service : $120 per application
Processing Time
  • Including day of collection
    - Normal service: 6-10 working days (may take longer if refered to county of origin)
To Apply
  • Door to Door Service
    For door to door pick up service, please Email us the following details:
    Collection will be arranged on the same day for booking made before 10am, OR
    next working day for request recieved after 10am.
    Kindly note that our pick up services is only available on Monday - Friday : 10am-6pm (excluding PH)

    1) Name :
    2) Email Address :
    3) Address :
    4) Contact No :

  • Or you may drop off the passport and documents at our office :
    JA Travel Pte Ltd
    100 Jalan Sultan #04-10 Sultan Plaza Singapore 199001
    Opening Hours : Monday - Friday - 9.30am to 6.30pm (excludes Public Holidays)
    Contact No : 6534 4740

    Please ensure that all requested documents are in place.
    Any missing documents may result in delay of visa application.
    Courier charges maybe incurred if additional pick is required.


Special Note
  • South Africa High Commission has advised all visa application can only be submitted only 2 weeks before departure


Type of Passport

No Visa Required (for travel up to 90 days or less)

African Union Laissez Passer
Andorra
Argentina
Australia 
Austria
Belgium
Botswana 
Brazil
Canada
Chile
Czech Republic
Denmark
Ecuador

Finland
France
Germany
Greece 
Iceland
Ireland
Israel
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Liechtenstein
Luxemburg

Malta
Monaco 
Netherlands
New Zealand 
Norway
Paraguay 
Portugal
San Marino
Singapore
Spain
St Vincent & the Grenadines


Sweden
Switzerland

United Kingdom of Great Britain , British Islands Bailiwick of Guernsey and Jersey, Isle of Man and Virgin Islands, and British Overseas Territories

Uruguay
Venezuela
United States of America

No Visa Required (for travel up to 30 days or less)

Antigua and Barbuda
Barbados
Belize
Benin
Bolivia
Cape Verde
Costa Rica
Cyprus 
Gabon
Guyana

Hong Kong
[only with regard to holders of Hong Kong British National Overseas passports and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passports]

 

Hungary
Jordan
Lesotho

Macau
[only with regard to holders of Macau Special Administrative Region passports (MSAR)]

Malaysia
Malawi
Maldives
Mauritius
Mozambique

Namibia
Peru
Poland
Seychelles
Slovak Republic 
South Korea
Swaziland
Thailand
Turkey
Zambia
Zimbabwe [only in respect of government officials, including police on cross border investigations]