South Africa visa application and requirements

                            South Africa Visa

South Africa Visa

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South Africa tourist visa is required for citizens of China.

Additional information for the applicant:

- Please ensure that all documents should be properly translated in English if there are any documents provided only in Chinese.

- If you wish to submit the original documents without photocopies, the original documents will not be returned to you.
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.

To apply for a travel visa to South Africa requires the following documents:

Passport or Travel Document. Passport valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of your intended visit ,and 1 copy of the first page of the passport (on A4 paper) at least two blank visa pages (one to endorse visa and one for entry stamps)
Passport photo. Two color passport size photographs with white background.
Health Insurance. Proof of health insurance covering international travel.
Additional documents. Applicants who reside or work in other jurisdiction besides the passport issuing authority, should apply under that jurisdiction and provide the following documents:
- Recent 3 months’ salary bank account statement.
- The applicant must submit a verifiable proof that he/she has been employed by the company (includes Company Physical address and Telephone Number) in that particular jurisdiction/That particular area for a period of six (6) to twelve (12) months.
- Notarized Business license with English translation, which is not older than one year at the time of submission.
- Copy and translation of Temporary Residence Permit from six (6) to twelve (12) months
- The Applicant must submit a verifiable proof of contribution to Social Security Insurance for a period of six (6) to (12) twelve months.
Flight reservation. Proof of return flight reservation on letterhead paper.
Schedule of stay. If a person applies for more than 30 days, to provide a detailed schedule of what they will be doing in RSA.
Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate. A Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (If that person traveled or intends travelling from or through a yellow fever area).
Hotel reservation. Proof of hotel reservation on letterhead.
Proof of financial means. Proof of financial means to cover envisaged living expenses during stay in RSA with balance not less than RMB 30,000 Yuan/person in form of:
- Recent bank statements for 3 months (Salary/Pension account preferable)
- Bank book or Bank deposit receipt copy
Guarantee letter. Guarantee letter from employer of applicant (Not applicable to unemployed person) or copy and translation of certificate of retirement if applicable.
For minors. Applicant under 18 years old should provide:
- Notarized Birth Certificate
- Consent note issued and signed by commissioner of oath/ local authorities should be submitted by parent/s who is/are not travelling with the child. If both are not accompanying the child, details of the accompanying person should also be provided
- Undertaking letter of expenses
- Copy and translation of ID card/ passport bio-page of parent/s who is/are not travelling with the child
South Africa visa for citizens of China is required. For more information please contact the nearest South Africa embassy.

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