For Prospective Applicants
If you wish to apply for a short term visa , long term visa or permanent residence permit to South Africa, kindly read the information on this site carefully. If you follow the guidelines listed on this site, you will be able to submit your documents accurately. This will reduce the chances of your application being rejected due to inadequate or faulty submission of documents.
Who qualifies for this Visa:
A visa or permit may be issued to Chinese citizens and foreigners with valid residence in the PRC. Only certain countries require a visa for South Africa. The countries listed in Visa Exemption List do not need a visa (subject to the conditions indicated) for South Africa. If a nationality /Country is not listed in the Visa Exemption List, then a visa is required.
For Visa Exemption List, please find it in details from below:
Other important information regarding visas:
Countries List within Yellow Fever:
A Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (If that person traveled to Yellow Fever Countries within 6 months before Applying South Africa Visa in china or intends travelling from or through a yellow fever area) , Vaccination certificate is required from travelers from these counties
|Central African Republic||Mauritania|
|Democratic Republic of the Congo||Sierra Leone|
|Equatorial Guinea||Southern Sudan|
|Ecuador||Trinidad and Tobago|