South Africa Tourist Visa Requirements

  1. Passport:
    a) Please bring your original passport with a minimum of six-month validity after the intended departure date and get your previous passports. Bring a minimum of two blank pages for visa stamps.
    a) Copies of previous passports and visas.
    b) Include all of your previous passports (if any).
    c) If a visa request is denied, the original letter issued by the authorities of that country is preferred.

    Visa Application Form for Afghanistan:

    One visa application form is printed back to back, duly filled, and signed by the Applicant.

  2. Photo Specification:

    1. Two recent passport-size photographs, with matt or semi-matt.
    2. Photographs should be white background, without border,

    3.60-80% faces white background, and without frame (Size: 35mm x 45mm)

    Note: recent photos should not be more than 3 months old, scanned/stapled, and not be used in any previous visas.

  3. Covering-Letter:

    • The cover letter form from an applicant included the applicants’ name, passport number, designation, the purpose for the trip. Also mentioned who will take responsibility for all costs such as trip cost accommodation and other expenses addressed to – “Addressed to – The Visa Officer, Embassy of Afghanistan, Dhaka.
    • Visa Category must be mentioned in the subject line. 
  4. Invitation Letter:

    A letter of invitation from the organization/person you are visiting in Afghanistan. (If Any)

  5. Forwarding-Letter:

    Letters from the Applicant, including the Applicant’s Name, Designation, Passport Number, purpose, travel, accommodation, expenses. The Applicant’s company authority Forwarding Letter / NOC from on the company’s letterhead stating the duration of the visit.

  6. b) If you are a student, you will need a letter from your educational institute or a student card Visa request/evidence for school enrollment (if student)

    Occupation Proof:

    If the applicant is a first-time traveler or a proprietor, they must provide a company registration certificate (original notarized English translation and photocopy of the original).
    b) Copies of the office ID card and visiting cards

  7. Financials:

    The genuine copy of the bank statement for the last six months mentions the bank name, telephone number, and authorized seal and signature. (e-statement is not acceptable) if the employer sponsors the trip by the employer.

     Employer’s bank statement for the last six months and telephone number should mention clearly. the genuine copy of Bank Statement (salary)/ Personal bank statement for last 6 months.

  8. Ticket & Hotel Reservation:

    Itinerary for tickets and hotel reservations.

So-way Tours & Travels offers logistics support in South Africa. Visa Consultation

South Africa does not have an embassy or consulate in Dhaka. Bangladeshi nationals must apply to the South African High Commission in India. South Africa VFS, New Delhi, must receive visa applications. From Bangladesh, you can obtain a visa to South Africa.

High Commission of South Africa

Phone: +91 11 2614 9411 Address: B -18, Vasant Marg, Vasant Vihar, New Delhi, Delhi 110057, India


The South Africa Visa Application Center in New Delhi would accept applications three days a week (Monday, Wednesday & Friday)


If you have all of the following documents, So-way Tours & Travels will help you with the processing and logistics of getting your visa stamped in Bangladesh. You do not need to visit the Indian embassy to process your visa because So-way Tours & Travels is here to help you with your visa issues.


Fee for Entry Application Center (BDT) Charge for logistics (BDT) Overall (BDT)
Single 3,750/- 25000/- 28,750/-
Multiple 3,750/- 25000/- 28,750/-

** A 15% VAT is applied to So-way Tours & Travels’ service (logistic) charge.


The total time is estimated to be 14-20 working days (1 week at the Embassy + 6 working days for passport transit). However, approval from the South African High Commission is required in each case.

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