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South Africa visa for Pakistan

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South Africa visa for Pakistan
South Africa visa for Pakistan

You will be happy by reading this blog because the South Africa e visa is open. Also, we mentioned, what are the requirements of a South Africa visa for Pakistan. What are South Africa e visa fees? South Africa e visa for Pakistani is now opened in February 2022. Thanks to the Government of South Africa for this new electronic visa. It is now easier to obtain a visa and travel to South Africa from Pakistan. The application will be filled totally online and tourists can receive the approved visa via email.


Recently, South Africa open e visa to some selected countries. These selected countries are:

  • Pakistan
  • Iran
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Cameroon
  • Egypt
  • Philippines
  • Saudi Arab
  • Ethiopia
  • DR Congo
  • Mexico
  • China
  • Nigeria
  • Uganda

The rest of the countries will be included soon in the e visa list.

South Africa visa types

  • Visit visa
  • Visit visa to family or friends
  • Business visa
  • Spouse visa
  • Research visa
  • Study visa
  • Conference visa
  • Entertainment visa – to work in a production of a movie or a show
  • Sports visa
  • Medical purpose visa

Documents required for an e visa

  • Valid passport
  • Purpose and duration of visit
  • Bank Statement
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate (if applicable)

Step by step Guide fill out the application form

There are four steps to complete your online e visa application. There are Create your Profile, fill in personal details, upload documents and pay the visa fees.

Personal details

  • Personal details
  • South Africa Address
  • Home address
  • Citizenship details
  • Marital status details
  • Principal Applicant’s Parent details – Parent A
  • Principal Applicant’s Parent details – Parent B
  • Details of the 5 Most Recent Visas Issued to You, Valid or Expired (in the last 5 years)
  • Details of other Addresses where you have lived before/during the last 10 years other than your current address
  • Asylum Seeker / Refugee Status
  • Contact the person in your country of residence
  • Details regarding contact persons in the Republic of South Africa
  • Intentions / Proposed duration of stay in the Republic of South Africa
  • Financial Declaration
  • The employment record of the Applicant
  • Security / Health Questionnaire
  • Declaration

Required Documents (Upload)

There are three documents that are required (mandatory) to upload according to the Republic of South Africa’s Official website (https://ehome.dha.gov.za/epermit). The file must be no larger than 5 MB each. The accepted file formats are Accepted file formats you can upload are: Bmp, .doc, .docx, .emf, .exif, .gif, .icon, .jpeg, .jpg, .pdf, .png, .ppt, .pptx, .rtf, .tiff, .txt, .wmf, .xls, xlsx

  • Valid Passport
  • Purpose and duration of visit
  • Bank Statement / Proof of sufficient funds

Supporting Documents (Optional)

  • Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate
  • Copies of all temporary permits in passport
  • Insurance (Medical Cover Proof)

Make Payment

Payment is required before submitting the e visa application. All payments will be paid in South African currency (ZAR).

How much are South African e visa fees?

All payments will be made in a South African currency called South African Rand (ZAR). The total fees including taxes and charges are R425, PKR 6,500, and USD 30 (approximately).

Entry requirements Travelling from Pakistan to South Africa

Nationals of Pakistan need to have the following documents for entry into South Africa:

  • A Valid passport
  • A valid visa from South Africa
  • COVID-19 health documents
  • A return or onward ticket
  • Sufficient funds to cover the trip
  • A Yellow-fever Vaccination certificate (if your journey starts from the belt of Africa or South America)

Documents required for Sticker visa

A passport or travel document must be valid at least 30 days after the finishing of your South Africa visit. The passport must have at least TWO blank pages for entry/exit stamps.

  • Two passport photographs
  • A completed filled application form (application form for a visa)
  • A yellow-fever vaccination certificate (if required)
  • Visa application fee
  • Statement or documentation confirming the purpose and duration of your visit.
  • A return or onward air ticket if you are traveling by air
  • For children (minors)
  • Proof of guardianship
  • Bank statement to show your living expenses while in South Africa
  • OR Undertakings by the host in South Africa
  • OR Cash available (including credit cards)


South Africa Embassy in Pakistan

South African Embassy in Islamabad

Pakistani nationals do not need to visit the embassy to submit their visa application. Using the new electronic visa system, Pakistanis can apply for a tourist visa through mobile, laptop, or computer from home by just relaxing on the bed.

Address: House No 7, Street 58, F-7/4, Islamabad, Islamabad 5120

Phone: + 92 51 261 1312

Fax: + 92 51 265 5307
Fax: + 92 51 265 5308 (Consular)
Fax: + 92 51 265 5309 (Defence)

islamabad.consular@dirco.gov.za (Consular)
islamabad.dha@dirco.gov.za (Immigration and Civic Affairs)

South African Embassy in Lahore

South African Honorary Consulate

Treet Corporation, 72-B, Kot Lakhpa, Lahore

Tel: + 92 042 3575 9866

E-mail: ssa@treetonline.com

FAQs about South Africa visa for Pakistani

Can Pakistani get a visa on arrival in South Africa?

No, Pakistani can not get a visa on arrival. Thanks to the new visa electronic system e visa to apply in advance.

How long does e visa take to get a South African Visa?

South African e visa takes a few business days.

How much is e visa fee in South Africa for Pakistanis?

The e visa fee of South Africa will be paid in a local currency called South African Rand (ZAR). The total fee is R425 (USD 30).

How do Pay e visa fee to South Africa for Pakistanis?

E visa fees can be paid by credit/debit card through the new electronic visa system.

I am in South Africa! Can I apply for an e visa to South Africa?

No, You can’t.

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