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South Africa Visa Guide – Solo Travel Tiger
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South Africa Visa Guide


How to get South Africa Visa on Pakistani Passport?

South Africa offers visitor visa to visit country for tourism purpose. The South African sticker visitor visa can be applied through the Appointed Visa Application Centers or Embassy or Consulate General of South Africa in Pakistan.

The South African tourist eVisa can be applied online, link is given below on this page.

Required Documents

  • Covering Letter
    Documentation outlining the purpose and duration of the visit, OR a written invitation by the host(s) in
    the Republic, as the case may be.
  • Visa Application Form
    Duly filled, completed and signed Visa Application Form (DHA-84) Form 11. Download Form
  • Photographs
    Two recent photographs 35 by 45mm
  • Original Passport
    Original passport with at least six months validity and have at least two unused/blank pages. Previous passports (10 years travel history where applicable).
  • Passport Copy
    Copy of bio-data page of passport on A4 size paper.
  • CNIC
    CNIC copy on A4 size paper.
  • Letter from Employer
    Letter of certification of employment, describing applicant’s job duration of service, income etc.
  • Bank Statement
    Last three months original bank statement with account maintenance certificate.
  • Flight Booking
    Proof of a valid return or onward ticket or purchase of ticket.
  • Hotel Booking
    Proof of accommodation in South Africa.
  • Yellow Fever Certificate
    A Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificate.
  • Birth Certificate (if applicable)
    Certified copy of Birth Certificate of child(ren) below 18 years.
  • Marriage Certificate (if applicable)
    Certified copy of Marriage Certificate (where applicable).
  • Invitation Letter (if applicable)
    Where the applicant is attending an activity or event, a letter from the organization under whose
    control the activity or event is taking place, confirming such attendance and whether or not the
    foreigner will be remunerated, and if remunerated, the amount of the remuneration, including a letter
    from employer or from an organization to which the applicant is associated to.

Click Here to download complete checklist for Visitor Visa.

Click Here to download complete checklist for spouse only of a Citizen or Permanent Resident of South Africa.

Visa Fees

Visitor Visa: Rs: 3,700
Note: Visa fee can be changed at any time.

Processing Time

The normal processing time is ten (10) working days, in some cases this may take longer.

Accepted Vaccines

  • Pfizer
  • Moderna
  • AstraZeneca
  • Johnson & Johnson
  • Sinopharm
  • CoronaVac (SinoVac)
  • Booster Dose (if required)

South Africa Embassy in Islamabad

Phone: (051) 2611312 / (051) 2655304
Fax: (051) 2655308
Timings: 09:00am – 05:00pm (Mon-Fri)
Address: House 7, Street 58, Sector F-7/4, Islamabad
Website: Click to Open


Visa Application Centers

Islamabad: Gerrys Building, Adjacent to Punjab Cash and Carry, Park Road, Chattha Bakhtawar, Chak Shahzad, Islamabad

Karachi: Bahria Complex IV, 4th Floor, Main Chaudhary Khaliq Uz Zaman Road, Gizri, Clifon, Karachi

Lahore: 20 Ex American Centre Buidling, Opposite Ganga Ram Hopsital, Queens Road, Lahore

Phone: 0900-07860 (from a landline) or 9999 (from a mobile)

Timings: 09:00am – 05:00pm (Mon-Fri)



South Africa eVisa

As explained in this Visa Guide, South Africa requires the same documents for eVisa as we need for sticker visa, only the process is different. For e-visa we have to fill online form, upload documents, pay online fee then wait for result.

Click Here for official website of South Africa eVisa.

Short Intro of South Africa

South Africa is a country on the south-tip of the African continent. The Western Cape offers amazing beaches, lush wine-lands around Paarl and Stellenbosch, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, lagoons and forest along the Garden Route, and the beautiful & famous city of Cape Town of South Africa, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain.

Capitals: Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein
Dialing code: +27
Currency: South African Rand
Cities of interest: Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg, Pretoria, Port Elizabeth, and more
Official languages: Afrikaans, English, Zulu, Xhosa, Southern Sotho, Venda, Tswana, Northern Sotho, Tsonga, Swati, Ndebele

Tourism in South Africa

The Cape Town city is the South Africa’s second-largest city, Cape Town ranks among the most beautiful places in the world. Some of the most popular destinations of South Africa include several national parks places, eg: the expansive Kruger National Park in the north of the country, the coastlines and beaches of the KwaZulu Natal and Western Cape provinces, and the cities like Cape Town, Johannesburg and Durban.

Places to See in South Africa

  • Cape Town
  • Durban
  • Johannesburg
  • Pretoria
  • Port Elizabeth
  • Knysna
  • Bloemfontein
  • Plettenberg Bay

If you have short time then you can visit above in bold text.

Travel Tips

Free Hotel Booking

Watch this video to know how to get Free Hotel Booking or Reservation for Visa Processing.

Flight Reservation for South Africa Visa

Watch this video to know how to make flight reservation for South Africa visa application.

If you have any other questions, please let me know in the comments section below. And share this information with your friends and family if you want.


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