Visa All Africa Volunteers South Africa

Visa's Information All Africa Volunteers South Africa

All Africa Volunteers South Africa - Community and Wildlife Volunteers Africa

Home     Why use Us    Facebook    Projects    Travel/Tours    Frequently Asked Questions    Contact    Rates    Bookings    Sitemap

 
  Volunteer Projects
  About Us
  All Africa Lodges
  Volunteer Projects
  Courses
  Volunteer Tours
  Testimonials
  Country Orientation
  Jeffreys Bay
  Completed Projects
  Country Info

 

 


Volunteer Visa South Africa

WHO QUALIFIES FOR THIS VISA?

All foreigners who wish to undertake non-remunerative volunteer or charitable activities with bona-fide institutions/organization inside South Africa.
 

WHAT TO SUBMIT

  • A valid passport in respect of each applicant. The passport must be valid for no less than 30 days after expiry of the intended stay and must contain two blank pages for endorsements.

     
  • A statement confirming the purpose and duration of the visit.

     
  • Include a yellow fever vaccination certificate if travelled or intends travelling from or through a yellow fever endemic area. Provided that the certificate shall not be required where that person travelled or intends travelling in direct transit through such area or where an application is made in the Republic.

     
  • If a minor child subject to guardianship or custody is accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in South Africa, then proof of guardianship and custody is required.
    In the case of an unaccompanied minor, consent from the guardian is required.

     
  • Proof of sufficient financial means.

     
  • In the case of sojourn not exceeding 12 months, submission of proof of a valid return air ticket.

     
  • A person who is unable to comply with the requirement to submit proof of a valid return ticket may be required to make a deposit; provided that such deposit shall be refunded to the depositor after the final departure of the applicant or after a permit contemplated in section 25 of the Act has been issued to the applicant; provided further that the payment of the deposit may be effected by means of a bank guaranteed cheque or credit card at places where such facility exists.

     
  • A marriage certificate in the case of a married applicant.

     
  • Proof of relationship as contemplated in regulation 3.

     
  • A death certificate in the case of a widowed applicant.

     
  • A decree of divorce in the case of a divorced applicant; or

     
  • Proof of legal separation in the case of a separated applicant.
    An affidavit, substantially corresponding to Form 12 contained in Annexure A, confirming any spousal relationship of the applicant and the particulars of any children born of such relationship

     
  • A police clearance certificate. “Police Clearance Certificate” means a certificate issued by the police or security authority in each country where the relevant applicant resided for 12 months or longer since having attained the age of 18 years, in respect of criminal records or the character of the applicant, which certificate shall not be older than six months at the time of its submission'

     
  • Medical Report in respect of each applicant. A “Medical Report” means a report by a medical practitioner with regard to an applicant’s general state of health, detailing any medical condition he or she suffers from, which report shall not be older than six months at the time of its submission.

     
  • Radiological report in respect of each applicant (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or pregnant women). A “Radiological Report” means a report by a radiologist certifying that the applicant has been examined and that no signs of active pulmonary tuberculosis could be detected which report shall not be older than six months at the time of its submission.

     
  • Unabridged birth certificate.

     
  • Proof of non-remunerative voluntary or charitable activities to be undertaken.

     
  • The countries whose passport holders are subject to visa fees are listed below :

    Visa FEES

    • The prescribed fee is £35-00.

       
    • Only cheques, cash or postal orders are acceptable. Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to South African High Commission.

       
    • Visa fees are subject to change on the 1st April every year.
     
    The following countries must pay a visa fee; they are:
    Aden,
    Afghanistan,
    Albania,
    American Samoa,
    Andorra,
    Angola,
    Anguilla,
    Armenia,
    Aruba,
    Ascension,
    Aserbeidjan,
    Australia,
    Austria,
    Bahamas,
    Bahrain,
    Belarus,
    Belau (Palau),
    Belgium,
    Belize*,
    Byelorussia,
    Benin (Dahomey)
    *Bhutan,
    Bosnia/Herzegovina,
    Bouvet Islands,
    Brunei,
    Bulgaria,
    Burkino Faso,
    Burma (Myanmar),
    Burundi,
    Cambodia
    (Kampuchea),
    Cameroon,
    Canada,
    Central African Republic,
    Chad,
    China (People’s Republic),
    Comoros,
    Cote D’Ivoire (Ivory Coast),
    Croatia,
    Cuba,
    Denmark,
    Dahomey (Benin),
    Democratic Republic of the Congo,
    Diego Garcia,
    Djibouti,
    Dominican Republic,
    Eastern Caribbean,
    El Salvador,
    Ellice Island (Tuvalu),
    Equatorial Guinea*
    Eritrea,
    Estonia,
    Ethiopia,
    Falkland Islands,
    Fiji,
    Finland,
    France,
    French Guiana,
    French Polynesia,
    Gabon*,
    Gambia,
    Georgia,
    Germany,
    Ghana,
    Gibraltar,
    Gilbert Island (Kiribati),
    Greece,
    Greenland,
    Grenada,
    Guadaloupe,
    Guam,
    Guatemala,
    Guinea-Bissau,
    Haiti,
    Honduras,
    Hong Kong*,
    Iceland,
    Indonesia,
    Iran (Persia),
    Iraq,
    Italy,
    Ivory Coast (Côté D’Ivoire),
    Jamaica,
    Japan,
    Kampuchea (Cambodia),
    Kazakhstan,
    Kenya,
    Kazakhstan,
    Kiribati
    (Gilbert Island),
    Korea (People’s Republic/North),
    Korea (Republic of/South)*,
    Laos,
    Latvia,
    Lebanon,
    Liberia,
    Libya,
    Lithuania,
    Luxemburg,
    Macedonia,
    Madagascar,
    Malaysia*,
    Mali,
    Martinique,
    Marshall Island,
    Mauritania,
    Mexico,
    Micronesia,
    Moldavia,
    Monaco,
    Mongolia,
    Morocco,
    Mozambique,
    Myanmar (Burma),
    Nauru,
    Nepal,
    Netherlands (Kingdom of),
    Netherlands Antilles,
    New Guinea,
    New Zealand,
    Nicaragua,
    Niger,
    Nigeria,
    Northern Marianas,
    Norway,
    Oman,
    Pakistan,
    Palaci,
    Palau (Belau),
    Panama,
    Papua New Guinea,
    Persia (Iran),
    Philippines*,
    Pitcairn Islands,
    Poland,
    Portugal,
    Puerto Rico,
    Reunion,
    Romania,
    Russian Federation,
    Rwanda,
    San Marino,
    Sao Tome & Principe,
    Saudi Arabia,
    Sicily,
    Sierra Leone,
    Singapore,
    Slovenia,
    Somalia,
    Spain,
    Sri Lanka,
    St Kitts-Nevis-Anguilla,
    St Lucia,
    Sudan,
    Suriname,
    Syria,
    Tajikistan,
    Tanzania,
    Thailand*,
    Tibet,
    Togo,
    Trinidad and Tobago,
    Tristan da Cunha,
    Tunisia,
    Turkey*,
    Turkmenistan,
    Turks & Caicos Islands,
    Tuvalu (Ellice Islands),
    Uganda,
    Ukraine,
    United Arab Emirates,
    United States of America,
    Uzbekistan,
    Vanuatu,
    Vatican City,
    Venezuela,
    Vietnam,
    Western Sahara,
    Yemen (Arab Republic of),
    Yemen (People’s Republic of),
    Yugoslavia (Federal Republic of),
    * In respect of visits intended to exceed thirty days.
    Note: If your passport nationality does not appear in the above list, you do not have to pay a visa fee.
  • A deposit of £600-00 (which is subject to change) in lieu of a return ticket will be requested. Only cheques, cash or postal orders are acceptable. Cheques and postal orders should be made payable to South African High Commission The deposit may be claimed back only once the applicant has left South Africa or if he/she has acquired permanent residence in South Africa.
     

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

  • Postal applications must be accompanied by a pre-paid self addressed special delivery envelope.

     
  • No fixed travel arrangements must be made prior to the issuing of the visa and ten (10) days must be allowed for the processing thereof.

     
  • Fees are levied per application and are not refundable should application be refused or withdrawn.

     
  • All source documents must be accompanied by the original plus one copy. The original medical, radiological and police certificate are not returned to clients as these form part of the application.

     

PROCESSING PERIODS

The processing period is 10(ten) working days.
 

©Copyright South African High Commission, London, United Kingdom.

Updated 06/10/09

 
  Applications


Volunteer Project Bookings




 

 

 


Copyright 2000-2016
All Africa Volunteers Jeffreys Bay South Africa CK
2001/032686/23
All Africa Volunteers Cannot accept responsibility for any damages or inconvenience that may arise from information
supplied.

Other Sites Supporting All Africa Volunteers

Booking South Africa - Accommodation South Africa - Destinations South Africa - Tours South Africa - Volunteers South Africa
All Africa Volunteers - All Africa Backpackers - All Africa Bookings - Enchantment Tours -
Wildlife South Africa
Dolphin View Guesthouse - All Africa J Bay Lodge - Info Jeffreys Bay - J Bay Cabs - Endless Summer Volunteers

About All Africa Volunteers South Africa