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PR 27C BUSINESS

Overview

A foreigner, who intends to establish a business, has an existing business or intends to invest in an existing business in the RSA.

A foreigner who intends to establish or has established a business in the Republic and investing in it or in an established business the prescribed financial contribution to be part of the intended book value and to the members of such foreigner’s immediate family.

Visa fees

Visa Category Sub category Visa Fee in RMB Service fee in RMB (Inclusive of all Applicable Taxes)
Permanent Residence Permit PR 27C BUSINESS 787 260

Photo Specifications

Photograph specifications for visas, permits etc

Photographs must be:

  1. 35mm in width and 45mm in length
  2. A close-up of your head and top of your shoulders so that your face takes up 70 – 80% of the photograph Of high quality with no ink marks, lines or creases and not damaged
  3. Taken against a white background

The photograph must:

  1. Show you looking directly at the camera
  2. Have appropriate brightness and contrast

    Head coverings are not permitted, except for religious reasons, but your facial features must be clearly shown.

    Spectacles may be worn provided that the lenses do not make the eyes invisible.

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correct
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incorrect (looking away)
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incorrect (unnatural skin tones)

Processing Time

Applicants who have submitted their application at the South Africa Visa application centres in China can receive their processed envelop in Embassy/Consulate after 8 months starting from the day after the date of submission. The processing time is counted from the date when the Embassy of South Africa in Beijing and the Consulate General of South Africa in Shanghai receives the application documents; it will not include the application delivery time between the Visa Application Centre and Embassy/Consulate. Visa application submitted in Chengdu/Shenyang/Wuhan /Xi’an Visa Application Centre will be delivered to the Embassy of South Africa in Beijing for processing. Visa application submitted in Guangzhou/Hangzhou/Jinan Visa Application Centre will be delivered to Consulate General of South Africa in Shanghai for processing. Please be informed that the processing time may vary depending on individual circumstances.

Download Form

  Please click here to download Visa Application Form DHA-947.