Indian applicants who wish to apply for a visa can find all information for types of visa and supporting documents. Get details about available visa types, documents requirement for the application, visa fees, visa form, visa centre and general guidelines for Indian citizen who wish to travel South africa with tourist visa.
For citizens of India, Living in India
Below is the exhaustive list of documents required for tourist visa to South Africa
o Original passport valid for a minimum period of three months after the expiry date of the visa (passports issued more than ten years ago are no longer accepted) * and 1 old passport if applicable plus one copy of the first and last page of the current passport. The passport should have 2 blank pages.
o Visa application form – should be filed and signed by Black pen only & block letters.
o 2 recent photographs not older than 6 months, 35mm X 45mm, white background, matt finish, not used for previous visa.
o Proof of hotel booking, (verifiable) stating the name, passport number of applicant(s) and duration of visit, physical address, as well as contact details of the hotel as well as authorized signature’s name, designation and signature;
o Confirmed Air Ticket.
o Original private bank account statement showing the turnover during the last 6 months, duly stamped and signed by the bank.
o Income Tax Returns for last 3 years.
o Marriage certificate, if the applicant’s passport is on maiden name.
o Covering letter address to – To,Visa officer, Consulate General of South Africa, Mumbai’.
o Student Id/Bonafide – if student.
o pension order/retire proof – if retired.
o other Cash investments like FD,PPF,Shares,Bonds,Policies,property papers.
If the applicant is employed:
o Pay Slips for last 3 months.
o Employment Contract.
o NOC for leave from employer/ school/ university clearly mentioning the name, passport number of applicant(s) and duration of visit. Letter must have the physical address, as well as contact details of authorized signature’s name, designation and signature.
If the applicant is a company owner or self-employed:
o Certificate of registration of the company + 2 Letterheads.
Documents if Visiting Friend / Family:
o Passport & Visa Copies attested by local notary/police authority.
o Invitation letter attested by local notary/police authority.
o Address proof attested by local notary/police authority.
o Last 6 months Salary slips and Bank statement- attested by local notary/police authority.
Visa Fees :- INR 2040 (Mumbai) Subject to change without notice
Time Taken: 12 days
Visa Fee Subject to Change.
Although the information on this website has been prepared with utmost care. However, regulations and requirements are subject to change.
Embassy/Consulate reserves the right to ask for additional documents or personal appearance for an interview in special cases. Submission of the above-mentioned documents does not guarantee that a visa is granted. Submission of incomplete documentation or refusal to appear for a special visa interview may result in the rejection of your application.