• Visa Support

    We are able to issue visa invitation letters to support your visa application only after receipt of your registration confirmation and full payment of your registration fees.  


    For visa support letter, please contact 

    Samuel Mothibeli - South Africa Chamber of Commerce and Industry

    T: (+27) 011 446 3800    ICCSA@SACCI.org.za

    Please include the following information in your visa support letter request:

    1. Travel dates
    2. Passport details
    3. Important: please include the address of the consulate you are applying to

    Please note – electronic copies of the letter will be sent directly to you – they will not be transmitted to the consulate.

  • Visa Requirements

    All foreign nationals wanting to visit South Africa must be able to submit statutory documentary evidence at the border for the reasons for their stay, their means of support and accommodation arrangements.

    Please be aware that the process to get a visa might take up to 3 months so plan your schedule accordingly. 


    What are the requirements for entering South Africa?

    You will need:

    • A valid passport or travel document that will be valid for the length of your intended stay. Your passport should have at least TWO blank facing pages in it.
    • A valid visa, if required.
    • Sufficient funds.
    • A return or onward ticket.
    • Yellow fever certificates – if your journey starts or passes through the yellow fever belt of Africa or South America.
  • Who needs a visa?



    Do I need a visa to visit South Africa?

    Depending on your nationality, and the purpose and duration of your visit, you may not need a visa to visit South Africa.

    You DON'T need a visa if you are a national of the following countries: 

         - Able to stay 90 days or less :

    African Union laissez-passer Greece San Marino
    Andorra Iceland Singapore
    Argentina Ireland Spain
    Australia Israel St. Vincent & the Grenadines
    Austria Italy Sweden
    Belgium Jamaica Switzerland
    Botswana Japan Tanzania
    Brazil Liechtenstein Trinidad and Tobago
    Canada Luxembourg United Kingdom of Great Britain*
    Chile Malta British Overseas Territories**
    Czech Republic Monaco United States of America
    Denmark Netherlands Uruguay
    Ecuador New Zealand Venezuela
    Finland Norway Zambia
    France Paraguay Zimbabwe***
    Germany Portugal  

    Northern Ireland, British Islands, Bailiwick of Guernsey and Jersey, Isle of Man.

    **British Overseas Territories who are in possession of British passports namely: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St. Helena and Dependencies (Ascension Island, Gough Island and Tristan da Cunha), Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, the Sovereign Base Areas on Cyprus South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and the Turks and Caicos Island.

    ***Zimbabwe (*temporary measure until further notice)


           - Able to stay 30 days or less:

    Antigua and Barbuda Guyana Mozambique
    Bahamas Hong Kong* Namibia
    Barbados Hungary Peru
    Belize Jordan Poland
    Benin Lesotho Seychelles
    Bolivia Macau** Slovak Republic
    Cape Verde Malaysia South Korea
    Costa Rica Malawi Swaziland
    Cyprus Maldives Thailand
    Gabon Mauritius Turkey

    *Hong Kong [only with regard to holders of Hong Kong British National Overseas passports and Hong Kong Special Administrative Region passports]

    **Macau [only with regard to holders of Macau Special Administrative Region passports (MSAR)]

  • Useful links

    For more information please refer to the following links:

    Please refer the South African Embassy of your country of residence to apply for the visa, online procedures are not available. 


    For more information please refer to the following links:

    Please refer the South African Embassy of your country of residence to apply for the visa, online procedures are not available. 



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