(All Applications Should Be Handed-In At The Consulate)
As an immediate family member of a South African citizen or permanent resident you may be issued a relative’s permit once the financial means as contemplated in the Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002) have been complied with. Relative’s visa may be issued for a maximum period of two years at a time.
Applications must be made at any regional office of the Department of Home Affairs or nearest South African embassy, mission or consulate abroad. For a spouse and/or a dependent child of a South African citizen or if married to a South African, visa is issued free of charge, whilst there is a fee for other relatives wishing to join their family members in South Africa.
To apply for a relative’s permit you must submit: