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OVERVIEW

Applicants applying for a permanent residence permit maybe required to have a 5 year continuous work permit in the Republic of South Africa to qualify for permanent residence under 26(a) worker permit. You are also required to have an offer of permanent employment to qualify under this category. Applicants who fall under certain categories (teachers, lecturers etc.) will be required to have a proof of registration with a professional body, board or council in the republic, if applicable.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Family members may apply together with the main applicant. 

Note: all documents issued by the issuing authority of the country of origin shall be original or certified copies and where applicable translated into english, which translation shall be certified as a correct translation by a sworn translator. 

Applicants must renew their temporary resident visa whilst awaiting the outcome for permanent residence permit
    • Vfs appointment letter
    • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
    • Payment of the application fee of R2870. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
    • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
    • A valid general work visa for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant, if the application is made in the Republic.
    • Marriage certificate or proof of relationship in respect of a spouse accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic (Islamic marriages entered into within the Republic are not considered).
    • Divorce decree to prove the dissolution of a marriage in the case where a party was a spouse in the previous marriage or the death certificate of the deceased spouse.
    • Proof of financial support to each other.
    • Proof of parental responsibilities and rights or written consent in the form of an affidavit from the other parent or legal guardian, as the case may be In respect of dependent children accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic.
    • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s).
    • A deed poll in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
    • Original Police clearance certificate issued by the police or security authority in each country where the relevant applicant resided for 12 months or longer after attaining the age of 18 years except for South Africa, in respect of criminal records or the character of that applicant, which certificate shall not be older than six months at the time of its submission: (Provided that the certificate shall not be required from a foreign country in the case of renewal or extension of a visa)
    • Radiological report (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
    • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
    • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
    • Proof of five years continuous work visa, excluding work in terms of intra company transfer, corporate and Zimbabwean special project visas.
    • Offer of permanent employment in the form of a contract of employment.
    • A letter from your employer confirming your current and permanent employment, which is not older than six months.
    • Proof of qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority.
    • Work references or certificates of service (covering at least the last five years).
    • Present yourself for biometrics at the visa facilitation centre.
  • Endorsement related to Professional Association should be attached.
    • Proof of five years continuous work visa, excluding work in terms of intra company transfer, corporate and Zimbabwean special project visas.
    • Offer of permanent employment in the form of a contract of employment.
    • A letter from your employer confirming your current and permanent employment, which is not older than six months.
    • Proof of qualifications evaluated by the South African Qualification Authority.
    • Work references or certificates of service (covering at least the last five years).

    SECTION 26(A) - SPOUSE ACCOMPANING A GENERAL WORK PERMIT HOLDER

    • VFS appointment letter.
    • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
    • Payment of the application fee of R1350. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
    • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
    • A valid spousal visa for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant, if the application is made in the Republic.
    • Marriage certificate or proof of relationship in respect of a spouse accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic (Islamic marriages entered into within the Republic are not considered).
    • Divorce decree to prove the dissolution of a marriage in the case where a party was a spouse in the previous marriage or the death certificate of the deceased spouse.
    • Proof of financial support to each other.
    • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s).
    • A deed poll in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
    • Original Police clearance certificate issued by the police or security authority in each country where the relevant applicant resided for 12 months or longer after attaining the age of 18 years except for South Africa, in respect of criminal records or the character of that applicant, which certificate shall not be older than six months at the time of its submission: (Provided that the certificate shall not be required from a foreign country in the case of renewal or extension of a visa)
    • Radiological report (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
    • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
    • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
    • Present yourself for biometrics at the visa facilitation centre.

    SECTION 26(A) - DEPENDENT ACCOMPANING A GENERAL WORK PERMIT HOLDER

    • VFS appointment letter.
    • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
    • Payment of the application fee of R1350. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
    • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
    • A valid relative visa for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant joining parents, if the application is made in the Republic.
    • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s).
    • A deed poll in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
    • Radiological report (not be required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
    • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
    • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
    • An undertaking by the citizen or the permanent resident he or she is able and willing to assume financial, emotional, medical and physical responsibility.
    • Written consent of both parents where only one of the parents is immigrating.
    • Copy of the Identity document of the parent(s) or legal guardian who is the citizen or permanent resident if applicable.
    • Copy of permanent residence permit if the parent(s) or legal guardian is a permanent resident if applicable.
    • Present yourself for biometrics at the visa facilitation centre
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OVERVIEW

Applicants applying for a permanent residence permit maybe required to provide the below;

  • In respect of an application by a foreigner who intends to establish a business or invest in a business that is not established in the Republic
    A certificate issued by a charted accountant registered with the South African Institute of Charted Accountants or a professional accountant registered with the South African Institute of Professional Accountants to the effect that-
    • at least an amount in cash as determined from time to time by the Minister, after consultation with the Minister of Trade and Industry, by notice in the Gazette, is available; or
    • at least an amount in cash and capital as determined from time to time by the Minister, after consultation with the Minister of Trade and Industry, by notice in the Gazette, is available to be invested in the republic.
    • A business plan outlining the feasibility of the business, both in the short and long term; and
    • An undertaking that at least 60% of the total staff compliment employed in the operations of the business are or shall be citizens or permanent residents employed permanently in various positions.
  • An undertaking to register with the South African Revenue Services.
    Proof of registration with the relevant professional body, board or council recognised by SAQA in terms of section 13(2) (i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act, where applicable.
  • IN RESPECT OF AN APPLICATION BY A FOREINER WHO HAS ESTABLISHED A BUSINESS OR INVESTED IN AN EXSISTING BUSINESS IN THE REPUBLIC.
  • A certificate issued by a charted accountant registered with the South African Institute of Charted Accountants or a professional accountant registered with the South African Institute of Professional Accountants to the effect that-
    • at least an amount in cash as determined from time to time by the Minister, after consultation with the Minister of Trade and Industry, by notice in the Gazette, has been invested in the business; and
    • Proof that at least 60% of the total staff compliment employed in the operations of the business are or shall be citizens or permanent residents employed permanently in various positions.
    • Proof of registration with the-
    • South African Revenue Services;
    • Unemployment Insurance Fund;
    • Compensation Fund for Occupational Injuries and Diseases;
    • Companies and Intellectual properties Commission (CPIC); and
    • The relevant professional body, board or council recognised by SAQA in terms of section 13(2)(i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act.
    • Financial statement in respect of the preceding financial year
    • A partnership agreement, if applicable.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

SECTION 27(C) - BUSINESS

Family members may apply together with the main applicant. 

Please note that the following businesses are regarded as undesirable:

  1. Businesses that import second hand motor vehicles into the Republic for the purpose of exporting to other markets outside the Republic of South Africa
  2. The exotic entertainment industry
  3. Security industry
  4. Hospitality industry
  5. Fast-food outlets and franchises
  6. Cosmetic and beauty industry
Note: all documents issued by the issuing authority of the country of origin shall be original or certified copies and where applicable translated into english, which translation shall be certified as a correct translation by a sworn translator.

Applicants must renew their temporary resident visa whilst awaiting the outcome for permanent residence permit
  • VFS appointment letter.
  • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Payment of the application fee of R2870. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
  • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
  • A valid temporary residence visa for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant, if the application is made in the Republic.
  • A marriage certificate, a notarial agreement, a customary union certificate and a civil union certificate as proof that the applicant has been the spouse of a citizen or permanent resident for five years at the time of application
  • Divorce decree to prove the dissolution of a marriage in the case where a party was a spouse in the previous marriage or the death certificate of the deceased spouse.
  • Proof of financial support to each other.
  • Proof of parental responsibilities and rights or written consent in the form of an affidavit from the other parent or legal guardian, as the case may be In respect of dependent children accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic.
  • Present yourself for biometrics in respect of any applicant over the age of sixteen.
  • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s).
  • A deed poll in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
  • Original police clearance certificate for all applicants 18 years of age and older, in respect of all countries of residence for one year or longer. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Radiological report (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
  • A certificate issued by a charted accountant registered with the South African Institute of Charted Accountants (SAICA)or a professional accountant registered with the South African Institute of Professional Accountants (SAIPA) to the effect that at least an amount in cash of R5 million as determined from time to time by the Minister,  after consultation with the Minister of Trade and Industry, by notice in the Gazette, is available; or
  • An amount of R5 million in cash and capital as determined from time to time by the Minister, after consultation with the Minister of Trade and Industry, by notice in the Gazette, is available to be invested in the republic.
  • A letter of recommendation from the Department of Trade and Industry regarding the feasibility of the business and the contribution to the national interest of the Republic.
  • An undertaking that at least 60% of the total staff compliment to be employed in the operations of the business shall be citizens or permanent residents employed permanently in various positions.
  • A business plan outlining the feasibility of the business, both in the short and long term
  • An undertaking to register with the South African Revenue Services.
  • An undertaking to register with the Unemployment Insurance Fund.
  • An undertaking to register with the Compensation Fund for Occupational Injuries and Diseases.
  • An undertaking to register with the Companies and Intellectual Properties Commission (CIPC), where legally required.
  • Proof of registration with the relevant professional body, board or council recognised by SAQA in terms of section 13(2)(i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act, where applicable

An applicant who intends to establish a business in the republic shall , in addition to the requirements

  • A business plan outlining the feasibility of the business, both in the short and long term,
  • An undertaking that at least 60% of the total staff compliment to be employed in the operations of the business shall be citizens or permanent residents employed permanently in various positions.
  • An undertaking to register with the South African Revenue Service, and
  • Proof of registration with the relevant professional body, board or council recognised by SAQA in terms of section 13(2)(i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act, where applicable

An applicant who has established a business in the republic shall, in addition to the requirements be accompanied by;

  • Proof of at least 60% of the total staff compliment to be employed in the operations of the business shall be citizens or permanent residents employed permanently in various positions.

    Proof of registration with the South African Revenue Service, and

    Proof of registration with the relevant professional body, board or council recognised by SAQA in terms of section 13(2)(i) of the National Qualifications Framework Act, where applicable

An applicant who invests or has invested in an existing business shall,

  • Submit certified proof of investment in the business in respect of the preceding financial year.

    An applicant who invests or has invested in an existing business as a partner shall in addition submit,
  • Proof of investment in the business
  • The partnership agreement.

[Section 27(c)] spouse accompaning business visa holder main applicant

Note: all documents issued by the issuing authority of the country of origin shall be original or certified copies and where applicable translated into english, which translation shall be certified as a correct translation by a sworn translator.

The applicant must renew his/her visa whilst awaiting the outcome of his/her permanent residence permit application

  • VFS appointment letter.
  • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Payment of the application fee of R1350. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
  • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
  • A valid temporary residence visa for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant, if the application is made in the Republic.
  • A marriage certificate, a notarial agreement, a customary union certificate and a civil union certificate as proof that the applicant has been the spouse of a citizen or permanent resident for five years at the time of application.
  • Divorce decree to prove the dissolution of a marriage in the case where a party was a spouse in the previous marriage or the death certificate of the deceased spouse.
  • Proof of financial support to each other.
  • Proof of parental responsibilities and rights or written consent in the form of an affidavit from the other parent or legal guardian, as the case may be in respect of dependent children accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic.
  • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s).
  • A deed poll in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
  • Original police clearance certificate for all applicants 18 years of age and older, in respect of all countries of residence for one year or longer. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Radiological report (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
  • Present yourself for biometrics at the visa facilitation centre.

[Section 27(c)]; dependent accompanying business visa holder

Note: all documents issued by the issuing authority of the country of origin shall be original or certified copies and where applicable translated into english, which translation shall be certified as a correct translation by a sworn translator.

The applicant must renew his/her visa whilst awaiting the outcome of his/her permanent residence permit application

  • VFS appointment letter.
  • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Payment of the application fee of R1350. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
  • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
  • A valid temporary residence visa for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant joining parents, if the application is made in the Republic.
  • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s).
  • A deed poll in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
  • Radiological report (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
  • An undertaking by the citizen or the permanent resident he or she is able and willing to assume financial, emotional, medical and physical responsibility.
  • Written consent of both parents where only one of the parents is immigrating.
  • Copy of the Identity document of the parent(s) or legal guardian who is the citizen or permanent resident if applicable.
  • Copy of permanent residence permit if the parent(s) or legal guardian is a permanent resident if applicable.
  • Present yourself for biometrics at the visa facilitation centre.
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OVERVIEW

Applicants applying for a permanent residence permit maybe required to provide “

  • Proof of five years continuous refugee status in the Republic
  • Certification from the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs that applicant will remain a refugee indefinitely.
  • An affidavit regarding aliases used for refugee status application(s) by principal applicant or family members, if applicable.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

SECTION 27(D) - REFUGEE

Family members may apply together with the main applicant.

Note: all documents issued by the issuing authority of the country of origin shall be original or certified copies and where applicable translated into english, which translation shall be certified as a correct translation by a sworn translator. 

Applicants must renew their temporary resident visa whilst awaiting the outcome for permanent residence permit
  • VFS appointment letter.
  • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Payment of the application fee of R1350. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
  • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older, if applicable. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
  • A valid refugee status for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant, if the application is made in the Republic.
  • Marriage certificate or proof of relationship in respect of a spouse accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic (Islamic marriages entered into within the Republic are not considered), if applicable.
  • Divorce decree to prove the dissolution of a marriage in the case where a party was a spouse in the previous marriage or the death certificate of the deceased spouse, if applicable.
  • Proof of financial support to each other.
  • Proof of parental responsibilities and rights or written consent in the form of an affidavit from the other parent or legal guardian, as the case may be In respect of dependent children accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic.
  • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s), if applicable.
  • Affidavit in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
  • Original Police clearance certificate issued by the police or security authority in each country where the relevant applicant resided for 12 months or longer after attaining the age of 18 years except for South Africa, in respect of criminal records or the character of that applicant, which certificate shall not be older than six months at the time of its submission: (Provided that the certificate shall not be required from a foreign country in the case of renewal or extension of a visa)
  • Biometric enrolment fee applicable: Yes
  • Radiological report (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
  • Proof of five years continuous refugee status in the Republic.
  • Certification from the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs that applicant will remain a refugee indefinitely.
  • Affidavits with regard to aliases used by the applicant and family members; and
  • A sworn affidavit in the case of documents issued by the country from which he or she fled not being available.
  • Present yourself for biometrics at the visa facilitation centre.

SECTION 27(D) - SPOUSE FOR A REFUGEE PERMIT HOLDER

  • VFS appointment letter.
  • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Payment of the application fee of R1350. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
  • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older, if applicable. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
  • A valid refugee status for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant, if the application is made in the Republic.
  • Marriage certificate or proof of relationship in respect of a spouse accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic (Islamic marriages entered into within the Republic are not considered), if applicable.
  • Divorce decree to prove the dissolution of a marriage in the case where a party was a spouse in the previous marriage or the death certificate of the deceased spouse, if applicable.
  • Proof of financial support to each other.
  • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s), if applicable.
  • Affidavit in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
  • Original Police clearance certificate issued by the police or security authority in each country where the relevant applicant resided for 12 months or longer after attaining the age of 18 years except for South Africa, in respect of criminal records or the character of that applicant, which certificate shall not be older than six months at the time of its submission: (Provided that the certificate shall not be required from a foreign country in the case of renewal or extension of a visa)
  • Biometric enrolment fee applicable: Yes
  • Radiological report (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
  • Proof of five years continuous refugee status in the Republic if applicable.
  • Certification from the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs that applicant will remain a refugee indefinitely if applicable.
  • Affidavits with regard to aliases used by the applicant and family members; and
  • A sworn affidavit in the case of documents issued by the country from which he or she fled not being available.
  • Present yourself for biometrics at the visa facilitation centre.

SECTION 27(D) - DEPENDENT FOR A REFUGEE PERMIT HOLDER

  • VFS appointment letter.
  • A duly completed DHA-947 form online. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by the Department of Home Affairs.
  • Payment of the application fee of R1350. If the application fee was paid to VFS bank account or the mission, an original bank payment receipt, where the application fee was paid using the Electronic Fund Transfer (EFT), receipt for each applicant.
  • Present a valid original passport in respect of each applicant and passport photograph for all applicants one year of age and older, if applicable. A recent, passport-type, full face photograph bearing the names of the applicants on the reverse side thereof. (Machine-type or instant photographs are not acceptable).
  • A valid refugee status for temporary sojourn at the time of application in respect of each applicant, if the application is made in the Republic.
  • Proof of financial support to each other.
  • Proof of parental responsibilities and rights or written consent in the form of an affidavit from the other parent or legal guardian, as the case may be In respect of dependent children accompanying the applicant or joining the applicant in the Republic.
  • Unabridged birth certificate, or extract from birth record for applicant(s), if applicable.
  • Affidavit in the case of the applicant who has changed his or her name, surname or sex.
  • Original Police clearance certificate issued by the police or security authority in each country where the relevant applicant resided for 12 months or longer after attaining the age of 18 years except for South Africa, in respect of criminal records or the character of that applicant, which certificate shall not be older than six months at the time of its submission: (Provided that the certificate shall not be required from a foreign country in the case of renewal or extension of a visa)
  • Biometric enrolment fee applicable: Yes
  • Radiological report (not required in respect of children under the age of 12 years or a pregnant woman). The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Medical report for all applicants. The certificate must not be older than six (6) months at the time the applicant submits an application.
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate if that person travelled or intends travelling from or transit 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.
  • Proof of five years continuous refugee status in the Republic if applicable.
  • Certification from the Standing Committee for Refugee Affairs that applicant will remain a refugee indefinitely if applicable.
  • Affidavits with regard to aliases used by the applicant and family members; and
  • A sworn affidavit in the case of documents issued by the country from which he or she fled not being available.
  • Present yourself for biometrics at the visa facilitation centre.
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