Transit Visa Requirements
The Minister of Home Affairs has exempted travellers transiting through the following international airports of South Africa from transit visas in terms of section 10B(4)(a) of the Immigration Act 2002:
Travellers transiting these airports will be subjected to biometric capturing.
Travellers using land ports of entry to transit through South Africa will have to apply for a port of entry visa.
Deportees transiting must be in possession of transit visas and at all times must be escorted failing which they will be returned to the airline that conveyed them for removal from the Republic.
Transit Visa requirements:
Payment must be in Australian Dollars (AUD) made out to the "South African High Commission" by way of Postal Money Order or Bank Cheque.
Personal cheques or credit cards are NOT accepted. Incorrect payment will not be accepted; in case of incorrect payment the cheque or postal money order will be returned to applicant.
Submission of applications:
According to the new Regulations an application for any visa referred to in section 11 up to and including sections 20 and 22 of the Act must submit his or her application in person to the:
South African High Commission
Please bring a self-addressed registered or express post envelope along with the application.
Processing time is ten (10) working days from receipt of application if application is complete.
For further information, please contact this Mission between 08:30 and 12:00 Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), Monday to Friday.
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