Below you will find a list of visa categories available to persons wishing to relocate to South Africa. Please click on the respective category for details. For further information and a detailed quote simply contact us or receive a free assessment of your immigration prospects.


  • Extended Visit
    A foreigner wishing to stay in South Africa for a period of up to 3 months...
  • Work Visa
    Persons wishing to seek or take up employment in South Africa...
  • Business Visa (Start-up or Investment in existing Business)
    The business visa is issued to foreigners who wish to establish a new business in South Africa...
  • Retirement Visa
    Retired persons visas are issued to foreigners of all ages who are able to submit proof of sufficient financial means available to them for their retirement in South Africa...
  • Studies, Education
    Persons wishing to attend school, university or other institutions of learning in South Africa...
  • Relative & Partner Visa
    Family relation (spouse, life partner or other) to South African citizen or permanent resident...
  • Permanent Residence Permit
    The permanent residence permit allows its holder maximum flexibility with regards to entry and exit...
  • Citizenship
    There are 3 main grounds for being granted South African citizenship...

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