South Africa Tourist Visa FAQs
What type of South Africa tourist visa do you process?
- E-visa (Online)
- E-visa (VFS Submission)
I want to apply for a South Africa visa, what are the requirements?
International passport (must be valid for at least 6months)
5X5 white background passport photograph
Work details i.e., introduction letter, Work ID card, etc
CAC registration certificate if you own a business
3 months bank statement (all pages must be stamped by the bank)
Yellow Fever Card
How much does South Africa visa application & processing fee cost?
- Processing fee per Adult: NGN66,800
Processing fee per Child: NGN30,000
South Africa Sticker Visa Fees:
- VFS service fee: NGN25,400 (mandatory).
- SMS fee: NGN400 (mandatory).
- Courier services: NGN8,500 – NGN11,000 (optional).
- Premium lounge: NGN12,500 (optional).
- Visa application fee: NGN7,100 (mandatory).
South Africa E-visa Fees:
- E-visa fee: $87
What is the difference between visa application fee and visa processing fee?
- Visa Application fee is the fee you pay to the embassy for applying for a visa
- Visa Processing fee is the fee you pay to TATAgency for visa services rendered to you
What does Visa Processing fee cover?
- Filling of client’s application form
- Flight reservation
- Hotel reservation
- Advisory services based on our experience
- Documentation review
- Guiding client through the application process
- Further assistance where needed
- Preparing client for interview through a pre-interview stage with TATAgency
Do I have to pay all the money at once?
No, you pay 85% of the processing fee (N56,780 per Adult & N25,500 per child), when the visa is approved, you will pay the balance. All other fees are to be paid in full.
What is the duration of the Visa?
7-30days: You might only be able to stay for 7-30days maximum per time but this is at the discretion of the consular
How long is the visa processing time with the embassy?
- Sticker Visa: 3-4 weeks after submission
- E-visa (online only): 3-8 weeks after submission
- E-visa (VFS submission): 15-20 business days after submission
What if I am not working and I do not have a business, can I still apply?
Who is a Sponsor?
Will I go for interview?
Is it paper submission or online?
- For sticker visa, It’s paper submission but you must have your appointment booked and confirmed before you can go and submit at the VFS centre.
- For E-visa, there are two types: the one you will go for submission at the VFS and the other that is online submission only.
When will I go for submission at the visa application centre office (VFS)?
- For sticker visa:
Submission is based on the available appointment date. Please note that the appointment date availability changes from time to time.
- For E-visa:
If you are going for the one that requires you to submit at the embassy: submission is based on the available appointment date
If you are going for strictly online, you will submit within our internal processing time.
Will you review my documents before I submit?
Must I get an invitation letter before I can apply?
I was just refused visa. Can I apply, if yes, when is the best time to reapply?
How much should I have in my account?
Is your visa guaranteed?
guide you for a better chance based on our vast knowledge and experience on visa application
If I am not physically in Lagos or Abuja, can I still apply with TATAgency?
Do TATAgency assist with work permit visa?
What if I am refused a visa, will there be a refund?
Can I travel immediately my visa is out?
How do I trust TATAgency?
- We are registered with CAC
- We are IATA Accredited
- We are reggistered with NCAA
- We have our office in Lagos and Canada
- You can visit our website: www.tatagency.com