Visitors Visa for South Africa

Famous for Table Mountain, its beautiful beaches and award-winning winelands makes South Africa a popular tourist destination.

Travelling and entering into South Africa for tourists can be determined by whether you are from a visa exempt country or visa non-exempt country.

Travellers from visa exempt countries, such as most European and North American countries, do not need a visa for South Africa. Continue reading

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Opening of South Africa’s borders and moving toward a single currency

South Africa’s borders need to be open for people, particularly Africans, to move more freely and to promote business, President Cyril Ramaphosa said.

The President also repeated the need for a single currency in Africa. By companion the European Union had benefited from similar Developments.

“The easy movement of people across borders and countries should never be seen in a negative sense by us as South Africans”, Ramaphosa said on Wednesday the 21st of March, after a summit on the African Continental Free Trade Area, held in Kigali, Rwanda.

“There is a deep yearning in Rwanda and the region for this visa matter to be resolved, and we need to open up the borders of our country and allow people to move”, he said. Ramaphosa said that he had discussed this matter with Rwandan President Paul Kagame on Tuesday. Continue reading

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Merry Christmas and a happy new year 2018

The IBN Team wishes a merry Christmas and a happy new year 2018. We would like to extend our very best wishes for a happy holiday season. Thank you for your valued support during 2017 and we look forward to connecting with you in 2018 again.

** PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR OFFICE WILL BE CLOSED FOR THE FESTIVE PERIOD FROM 23 DECEMBER 2017 UNTIL 07 JANUARY 2018. WE WILL RESUME NORMAL OFFICE HOURS ON 08 JANUARY 2018.

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Very important change of South African police clearance certificate (PCC) process

Very important change of South African police clearance certificate (PCC) process

From January 2018 you will need to get your police clearance certificate (PCC) done at the VFS centres and the certificates delivered by the SA police services will no longer be accepted.

This applies to applications for both temporary and permanent residence permits.

Very important change of South African police clearance certificate (PCC) process

The good news is that it is a very simple process:

all you need to do is request the relevant form (for police clearance certificate) from the consultant at VFS,

which you then will dully complete and sign and add to your application;

no fingerprints required, just the usual biometrics.

The cost of the process is ZAR175., to be paid at the VFS centre at the time of submission. Continue reading

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