South Africa visa application and requirements

                    South Africa Visa

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Tourist visa
required
Business visa
required

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:

a
b
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)
c
Passport photo. Two color passport size photographs with white background.
d
Health Insurance. Proof of health insurance covering international travel.
e
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.
f
Flight reservation. Proof of return flight reservation on letterhead paper.
g
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.
h
Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate. A Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (If that person traveled or intends travelling from or through a yellow fever area).
i
Hotel reservation. Proof of hotel reservation on letterhead.
j
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
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Guarantee letter. Guarantee letter from employer of applicant (Not applicable to unemployed person) or copy and translation of certificate of retirement if applicable.
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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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