South Africa

U.S. Citizens do not require a visa for entry to South Africa however a U.S. Passport is required.

Step 1: Collect Documents

Tourist Visa

Passport

Application

Proof of Travel

    • Copy of travel airline itinerary or air tickets that show round trip transportation

Proof of Stay

    • Copy of hotel confirmation(s) for the length of intended stay

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A1 Order Form

Additional Requirements

  • Copy of U.S. Alien Registration or proof of legal residence in the U.S.A.(valid U.S. visa)
  • Copy of current Medical Insurance Policy showing coverage
  • Copy of most recent bank statement
  • Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from, or traveling to, or through, the yellow fever endemic area

Business Visa

Passport

Application

Proof of Travel

    • Copy of travel airline itinerary or air tickets that show round trip transportation

Proof of Stay

    • Copy of hotel confirmation(s) for the length of intended stay

Invitation Letter

    • Invitation from the company or organization in South Africa (required at the discretion of the consular)

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A1 Order Form

Company Letter

    • A company letter (Sample) of intent and financial responsibility typed on the company’s stationery stating the following:
      • Purpose and date of travel and duration of stay.
      • Name and address of the contacts/company to be visited and nature of the business.
      • Financial responsibility for the applicant as well as return transportation to U.S.
      • This letter must be signed by a superior within your company other than the applicant
    • Please address your letter to:
      • Embassy of Republic of South Africa, Visa Section, Washington D.C.

Additional Requirements

  • Yellow Fever certificate if arriving from, or traveling to, or through, the yellow fever endemic area
  • Copy of U.S. Alien Registration or proof of legal residence in the U.S.A.(valid U.S. visa)
  • Copy of current Medical Insurance Policy showing coverage
  • Copy of most recent bank statement

Step 2: Fees

A-1 Service Fee:

$85.00 Per Visa

Consular Fee:

$72.00 Per Visa

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Return Shipping Fees

SpeedPriceQuantity
Priority Overnight$281-3 Passports
Priority Overnight$314+ Passports
Saturday Delivery$411-3 Passports

Please be advised that the shipping fee for some states are slightly higher than the ones mentioned above. Your receipt should indicate the fee differences also the above rates apply to most Continental USA. Higher rate applies to Alaska, Puerto Rico, Hawaii and US Virgin Islands.

Calculate: Consular Fee + A1 Service Fee + Shipping = Total Due

Step 3: Shipping

Please forward the completed requirements detailed above to:

A-1 Passport & Visa Express,
1012 14th St NW, #630
Washington D.C. 20005

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