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Requirements for obtaining a Business Visa for South Africa

South Africa Expedited Visa Service

Country: South Africa

Visa Type: Business

The following are required to obtain a Business Visa for South Africa

  • U.S. citizens are not required to secure a visa in advance of travel to the country. You may stay in the country without a visa for a stay of up to 90 days.
  • Non-US citizens please note:  There are 191 countries in the world and each one has different visa arrangements with the 190 other countries. It is not possible for us to maintain current visa requirements for all nationalities to all countries. For this reason if you are not a U.S. citizen, reside in the US, and wish to travel to South Africa, please call or email us.  Our specialist will be happy to research your visa requirement if you are legally residing in the U.S. with a permanent Resident Card or long term U.S. visa.


EDS SERVICE REQUEST APPLICATION FORM

  • Complete and return this form with all required information.

EDS Service Request Application Form

PASSPORT

  • Original signed passport valid for at least 6 months beyond stay.
  • Your passport must have at least 2 clear blank visa pages available for the visa stamp(s).
  • EDS can obtain passport services for you on your behalf if needed. Please see our PASSPORT section.

APPLICATION FORM

None Required

PHOTOGRAPHS

None Required

LETTER OF CONFIRMATION or INVITATION

None Required

COVER LETTER

None Required

IMPORTANT NOTES


Consular Rates

Standard
 
 Standard
At Least 8 Business Days
Rush
4-8 Business Days
Emergency
3 Business Days

EDS Service Rates

$99.00$205.00$300.00
 
A $15.00 surcharge is added for non-US Passport holders.
 
EDS accepts Visa, Master Card, Discover, and American Express Credit Cards


SENDING YOUR DOCUMENTS

When you have completed the visa application form, the EDS Service Request form, and this pre-shipping checklist, you may send all of your documents to the address below. We recommend using FedEx, UPS, DHL, or the USPS Express Mail for next-day delivery.

Embassy Document Services
Attn: Visa Processing
14908 Honey Locust Court
Woodbridge, VA 22193


All same day requests must be received by 8am. We recommend using FedEx, UPS, or DHL. Applications received after 8am will be submitted the next business day.