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CONSULAR AFFAIRS RELATED FORMS, DOCUMENTS AND OTHER INFORMATION

Forms are no longer available from this website. Please visit the Embassy to obtain ORIGINAL APPLICATION FORMS & necessary information.  We apologize for any inconvenience.

If there are any uncertainties please contact the Consular Section either by:

  • Completing and submitting the form on the Consular Enquiries page of this website.
  • Sending a regular e-mail to dha.thehague@dirco.gov.za explaining the enquiry.
  • Making a telephone enquiry to the Consular Section that between 14h00 and 16h00 on Mondays to Fridays (excluding Embassy Public Holidays)
  • Visiting the Consular Section between 09h00 and 12h00 on Mondays to Fridays (excluding Embassy Public Holidays).

For ease of reference the documents have been listed in the following clusters:


CIVIC AFFAIRS

Travelling with children

ADVISORY: NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN TRAVELLING THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS OF ENTRY - EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2015
SUMMARY IMMIGRATION MINORS TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
PARENTAL CONSENT AFFIDAVIT MINORS
Principal's Consent Affidavit_Suggested Format

Birth
Registration of a Foreign Birth
Late Registration of Birth
Affidavit late Registration of Birth

Passports 
South African Tourist passport 
South African Child Passport 
South African Maxi passport 
South African Temporary Passport  

Identity Documents 
Identity document applications (from 16 years)

Certificates
Birth Certificates 
Marriage certificates 
Death Certificates 
Letter of no impediment (single status)

Other
Dual Nationality and Retention of Citizenship 
Renunciation of South African Citizenship 
Exemption in regard to Loss of Citizenship 
Adoption 
Getting Married in South Africa

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VISAS AND VISITING SOUTH AFRICA

Tariffs 2017

Withdrawal of visa waiver for New Zealand passport holders

With effect from 16 January 2017 all New Zealand diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders who intend to enter the Republic of South Africa are required to be in possession of a port of entry visa, which must be applied for and issued at a South African mission abroad, before proceeding to the country (Read more at: http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/statements-speeches/914-statement-by-minister-gigaba-at-the-media-briefing-on-the-withdrawal-of-visa-free-travel-arrangements-for-new-zealand-passport-holders).

Travelling with children
ADVISORY: NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN TRAVELLING THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS OF ENTRY - EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2015
SUMMARY IMMIGRATION MINORS TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
PARENTAL CONSENT AFFIDAVIT MINORS
Principal's Consent Affidavit_Suggested Format

List Passport - Travel Doc Holders who are exempt from Visas 
Application for a Visitor's Visa 
Application for a Visitor's Visa:  Volunteer 
Application for a Visitor's Visa:  Researcher 
Yellow Fever Requirements 
Malaria 
Value Added Tax Refunds

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IMMIGRATION, WORK AND TEMPORARY RESIDENCE VISA

Travelling with children
ADVISORY: NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN TRAVELLING THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS OF ENTRY - EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2015
SUMMARY IMMIGRATION MINORS TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
PARENTAL CONSENT AFFIDAVIT MINORS
Principal's Consent Affidavit_Suggested Format

Visas

IMPORTANT:

Internship Visas will be granted on ground of the following:

Exchange Visa Section 22 (b) of the Immigration Act:

All applicants who are under 25 years of age and has received an offer to conduct work for no longer than one year: Providing that:

(i) the prospective employer certifies that the position exists, and has committed himself or herself to -
(aa) pay such foreigner remuneration which complies with applicable legal requirements;
(bb) provide for the welfare and the needs of such foreigner while in the Republic under the aforesaid visa; and
(cc) report to the Director-General the failure of the foreigner to comply with the terms of his or her visa or to depart when so required;
(ii) such foreigner may not conduct work other than work for which the visa is issued

(iii) such foreigner may not qualify for a permanent residence visa within two years after the expiry of the exchange visa, which requirement may be waived by the Director-General in extraordinary circumstances.

(iv) no visa may be granted under this section if the offer to conduct work pertains to an undesirable work as published by the Minister from time to time in the Gazette, after consultation with the Minister responsible for trade and industry.

Or

General work Visa Section 19 of the Immigration Act

The employer can request waivers of certain requirements.


Requirements for family members to accompany Applicant on Work Visa 
Requirements for a Study Visa 
Requirements for an Intra-Company Transfer Visa 
Requirements for Authorisation to Conduct Work for a Short Period I.T.O. - Section 11(2)  
Requirements for a General Work Visa 
Requirements for Application for a Business Visa 
Requirements for a Retired Person Visa 
Requirements for a Relatives Visa
Application for a Visitor's Visa Spouse Life Partner Work in SA 11(6)
Requirements for a Medical Visa
Requirements for a Corporate Visa
Requirements for a Critical Skills Work Visa 
List of Skills or qualifications determined to be criticial for the Republic of South Africa in relation to an application for critical skills or permanent residence 
Information for Foreign Qualified Health Professionals 
Filming In South Africa 
Information for Models 

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GENERAL INFORMATION

Travelling with children
ADVISORY: NEW REQUIREMENTS FOR CHILDREN TRAVELLING THROUGH SOUTH AFRICAN PORTS OF ENTRY - EFFECTIVE 1 JUNE 2015
SUMMARY IMMIGRATION MINORS TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
PARENTAL CONSENT AFFIDAVIT MINORS
Principal's Consent Affidavit_Suggested Format

Legalization of Documents 
Registration of South Africans Abroad 
Financial Assistance 
Driving Licences

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IMPORTING

Duty Free allowances 
Firearms 
Household Effects & Temporary Importation of Goods 
Import of Motor Vehicles 
Import of Pets into the RSA 
Importation of Household and Personal Effects 
Importation of Mortal Remains 
General info - Medicines - Dangerous Drugs _2_ 
Motor Vehicles 
Prohibited Goods 
SA Trade Patents

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For further and the newest information, please visit the following website: http://www.sars.gov.za.
For information in connection with money transfers from SA to EU countries, please contact the Exchange Control Department of the South African Reserve: http://www.resbank.co.za.

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