Visa Required:
Visa Processing Time:
10 Calendar days.
Visa Appointment Required:
Visa Appointment Procedure:
Appointments can be made by calling 09065540798 (1 per minute from BT Landlines).
Visa Application Fee:
Free for Indian Nationals.
Documents Required:
Application Form
Completed and signed visa application form with two recent passport sized photographs.
Should be valid for 30 days after the end of the visit to South Africa with at least 2 blank pages.
Provisional return flight booking.
Financial Means
Proof of sufficient funds in the form of Recent bank statements (3 months) or Salary slips (3 months) or Cash / travelers' cheques.
Invitation Letter
Only required if visiting friends or family. A letter of invitation from the host in South Africa with a copy of the ID or their residential status in South Africa
Self addressed mail
Pre paid Self addressed envelope is needed when applying through post.
Postal Application:
Accepted. A Pre paid Self addressed envelope needs to be provided for the return of the passport when applying through post.
Visa Application Procedure:
Turn up at the embassy at the appointed hour and apply.
An e-mail address is to be provided so that the embassy can acknowledge the receipt of the application and also to enable them to inform the applicant when their application has been processed. The e-mail address must be written at the bottom of the first page of the visa application form.
Photocopies of all documents need to be produced along with the originals.
Visa Collection Procedure:

General Visa Information:
Embassy advises applicant not to make any fixed travel arrangements prior to the issuance of visa.
South Africa Embassy Information:
15 Whitehall,
London SW1A 2DD
Postal address:
South African High Commission
Home Affairs
Consular Section
15 Whitehall
London, SW1A 2DD
Tel: 02079258900, 02079258901, 02079258910
Fax: 02079258930, 02079258931, 02079258932
Submission of applications:
Monday - Friday: 8:45am - 12:45pm
Collection of visas:
Monday - Friday: 15:00 - 16:00

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