IMPORTANT: Unfortunately, at this time, VisaHQ does not provide full service for tourist visas to South Africa. All applicants must apply in person at the nearest Embassy of South Africa
. Information below is for reference purposes only. Please address all questions to the Embassy of South Africa directly.
Original, signed India passport with at least 6 months of remaining validity.
Passport-type photographs: 2
Itinerary. Copy of round trip tickets or itinerary.
Power of Attorney. Power of Attorney need to be enclosed
Bank Statement. Copies of bank statements from the past 6 months.
Employment Letter. A letter from your employer/school (on business letterhead, with contact details), stating that a leave of absence has been granted and that you will be returning to your current job. If you are self-employed, include a copy of your business license and tax return. If you are retired please submit proof of your retirement fund.
Hotel Reservations. Copy of the Hotel Reservations, OR
Personal Invitation. If visiting friends or family, you must provide letter of invitation with the contact information of the host and visitor, purpose and duration of the visit, confirmation of accommodation including the address, signature and date. You will also need to provide proof of the host's status in South Africa ie. copy of their South Africa passport's information page, or, if they are not a citizen of South Africa, copies of their South Africa residence permit and their national passport's information pages.
Personal Letter. A personal letter from the applicant addressed to the Embassy of South Africa, explaining the purpose of the trip, dates of travel, cities to be visited, and place of accommodation.