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South Africa Tourist E-Visa
  • South Africa Tourist E-Visa
  • US $ 80
    Total Fee
    *Includes Processing fee
  • Entry Type Single Entry
  • Processing Time 5 Day
  • Duration of stay up to 90 Days
  • Visa Validity 90 Days
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Frequently Asked Questions

What is an South African eVisa ? What are the different types of South African eVisa ?

An South African eVisa is an electronic document issued by the South African Government that allows a foreign national to gain entry into South Africa for specific purposes. South Africa offers eVisa for tourism, business travel and medical travel.

Which countries are eligible to apply for an eVisa to South Africa ?

South African eVisa is available to nationals of Cameroon, Congo, (Kinshasa) Egypt, Ethiopia, India, Iran, Kenya, Mexico, Nigeria, Pakistan, People's Republic of China, Philippines & Uganda. The applicant should have a passport valid for atleast 6 months at the time of visa application.

Which countries are not eligible to apply for an eVisa to South Africa ?

Citizens of EU, UK, North America, Brazil, Japan, Israel, Taiwan, Malaysia, Thailand, Turkey, Hongkong, Cyprus, Australia, New Zealand, Saudi Arabia, Russia, UAE and a few African countries are allowed to enter South Africa without the need of presenting a visa.

Which documents are needed to apply for an South African eVisa ?

An applicant needs to submit a copy of his passport, air ticket, bank statement and a photo to apply for a tourist eVisa to South Africa. For business eVisa, additional documents such as Invitation letter or sponsorship letter may be needed.

How long does it take to procure an eVisa for South Africa ?

It takes around 5 working days to procure an eVisa for South Africa from the date of application.

What is the process of applying for an South African eVisa ?

The process of applying for an South African eVisa is quite simple. Fill in the application form on fasttrackvisa.com, upload the necessary documents and make the payment online. We will have your eVisa processed and emailed to you within the specified time. You can also download it from the "My Account" section on our website.

What can you do with a South African eVisa ? What is not allowed ?

You can travel to South Africa for tourism, business or medical treatment with the relevant eVisa for South Africa. However, you cannot take up employment or permanently immigrate to South Africa with an eVisa.

What are the other types of South African eVisa available ?

Other types of visas issued by the South African Government are Employment visas, Treaty visa, Exchange visa, Study Visa & Transit visa.

Does South Africa offer a Visa on Arrival facility as well ?

South Africa does not offer Visa on Arrival. You must procure a South African visa well in advance, unless you are a national of a visa exempt country.

Where is the South African eVisa valid for entry ?

One can enter South Africa with an eVisa through its designated airports and major sea ports. All major international airports in South Africa allow entry of foreign nationals holding a valid eVisa for South Africa.

Do I need an eVisa if I am traveling through South Africa in transit ?

No, you do not require any type of valid visa if you are in transit and will not be exiting the transit area of the airport in South Africa.

What is the typical rejection rate for South African eVisa ?

The rejection rate for South African eVisa is negligible. Typical reason for rejection are mismatch in the fields of your eVisa application form and the details on your passport.

Why is South Africa a popular destination for leisure travel ?

South Africa is a gorgeous country with incredible beaches, mountains, wildlife parks, wineries and cosmopolitan cities. One of the main attractions in South Africa is the Kruger National Park, home to the African Big 5 and a globally renowned destination for wildlife tourism.

What are the main airports of Arrival in South Africa ?

Main airports in South Africa are OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, Cape Town International Airport, and King Shaka International Airport in Durban.

What is the Currency of South Africa ? Are US dollars accepted ?

The currency of South Africa is South African Rands. US dollars are also widely accepted in South Africa.

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