South Africa Visa from Pakistan for Pakistani Citizens

As an eclectic mix of appealing landscapes, adventure and incredible diversity, South Africa can mean all things to you. It is truly worth getting your South Africa visa from Pakistan to come to see one of Africa's much talked about jewel. Taking a tour around the pristine beaches, vineyards and picturesque mountains will surely keep you relaxed during your tour. It is also no new that South Africa hosts some world-class restaurants and hotels where you can have a taste of mouth-watering cuisines ranging from local to continental dishes. South Africa shares border with other countries in Africa like Namibia, Botswana, Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. Zulu is also the most widely spoken language in South Africa but there are over 11 languages spoken in South Africa.

Some of the best places to visit in South Africa includes Kruger National Park, a very well preserved wilderness that gives great safari experience where you can see the big 5 clearly (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo and rhino) and you can camp here as well; Drakensberg Mountains which is one of the most beautiful places in South Africa where you can do bird watching, horse-riding and rock climbing; Garden Route, a beautiful stretch of the south-eastern coast of South Africa with diverse vegetation and Durban that hosts some of the best beaches where you can partake in watersports. These places give an indulgent flair that would leave you reminiscing for a long time. They are truly worth the visit.

South African weather condition is divided in two; the winter season and the summer season. The winter period is usually between June to August while the summer period is last from December to February. While these periods are not bad times to visit South Africa, the best time to visit South Africa is between May to September which you might want to call dry season. At this time, you will be able to see a host of animals who would love to drink from different water sources. You will be able to also get the best prices on accommodation and tours during this period as well.

How to Get South Africa Visa from Pakistan

To avail yourself South Africa visa for Pakistan, you will have to download the application form online, fill it and submit your application in person at the South African visa application centre located in either Karachi, Islamabad or Lahore. You must have booked your appointment ahead as walk-in applicants are usually frowned at. South Africa visa fee is about 50 USD which will be paid online and not in cash (this was effected on March 3, 2019) before you will be able to print your appointment confirmation letter. You can track your application online to be sure of the status of your application.

There are different types of South Africa visa but the visitors' visa is available for those that would like to visit South Africa for business or tourism purposes. South Africa visitors' visa is issued for 90 days or less and there will be restricted only to the activity in which you have come. If the purpose of your entry is not clearly stated, you may not be allowed into South Africa. You can also get visitors visa for study purpose, marriage, research, conferences, medical reasons, sports events and so on. For Pakistani Nationals, there's no need to present a yellow fever card.

South Africa Visa Ruquirements for Pakistani Nationals

  • Passport

    Original passport with at least 6 months validity and previous passport as well.
  • Identification

    An Identification card.
  • Photgraph

    3 recent passport photographs.
  • Cover Letter

    A letterhead/cover letter that states the type of job or business you do in Pakistan.
  • Bank Statement

    6 months bank statement of account.
  • Task Payment Evidence

    Evidence of task payment for the past 3 years.  
  • Statement of Purpose

    A written statement of purpose stating the reason and confirming the purpose of your visit.
  • Hotel Booking

    Hotel booking and flight reservation confirmation.
  • Guardianship Proof

    Proof of guardianship or consent letter from the guardian if you are going with a minor (children).

Kindly note that the requirements above are relevant to getting South Africa tourist visa and it takes about 15 days to get your visa processed. This tourist visa allows you to stay up to 3 months in South Africa.

South Africa Visa Types

Visa Type Duration / Validity Visa Fee Description
Visit Visa 3 Months / 3 Months Rs 3,700 Visit visa fee for Pakistan is Rs 3,700 & 50$ for Gerry's
Long Term Visitor’s Visa for spouse and children of TRVs 2 Years max / 3 months Rs 3,700 and 50$ Spouse visa fee for Pakistanis for South Africa is Rs 3,700 and 50$ for Gerry's
Business Visa 90 Days / 90 Days Rs 13,000 South Africa Business visa fee for Pakistanis is Rs 13,000 and 50$ for Gerry's as service fee.

South African Embassy in Pakistan

South African High Comission and Embassy details in Pakistan information is given below.

South African High Comission Islamabad

South African Embassy in Islambad Phone Number: (+92) 51 265 5302 to 6.

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South African Embassy Islambad address: House 7, Street 58, Sector F-7/4, Islamabad 5120, Pakistan.

Lahore Details

South African Embassy Lahore contact number:  (+92) (42) 515 6567 / 8 | (+92) (42) 512 2296.

Email address:

Karachi Details

South African Embassy Karachi contact number: (+92) 21 3454 8077.

Email address:

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