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Visitor's Visa intended Marriage up to 3 Months

Foreigners subject to South African visa control who wish to visit the RSA for holiday, business or transit purposes must be in possession of valid and acceptable passports/travel documents and visas. Visas must be obtained at the South African Missions abroad prior to travel to South Africa.

Consular Section is opened for public Monday – Friday, 9.00 – 12.30

Processing period for visas is 5 working days.

Visa application form (DHA-84 must be completed in English and in black ink only.

All documentation accompanying the application must be in English, translated by a sworn translator.

The passport must be machine readable and have at least two blank pages upon application.

Please note that the applicants may submit the application only in person.

Additional documentation to prove the bona fides of the visit such as proof of registration of the company may be requested.


A duly completed visa application form (BI 84) in English, personally signed by the applicant

Two coloured recent passport type photographs with white background (3.5x4.5 in size) attached to the left upper corner of application form

A valid passport which must be valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry date of the intended duration of stay in the RSA

Two pages of the passport must be blank in order to affix the visa and for entry/departure endorsements

Copy of passport: page with photograph

Proof of status in Kazakhstan (Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan) for foreigners: work visa/permit or residence permit (certified copy + translation certified by Public Notary)

Statement and/or documentation from South Africa, confirming detailed purpose and duration of visit: original letter of invitation from the South African fiance, stating purpose of visit, origin of relationship, residing address in the RSA.

Original bank statement for the last 3 months i.r.o. the SA host. 

Copy of ID or immigration permit i.r.o. the SA host.

Proof of marital status i.r.o. the SA fiancé and the applicant (Letter of No Impediment)

If accompanied by children born out of previous marriage – birth certificate i.r.o. the child and consent of biological father/mother that the child may accompany father/mother and may live permanently in the RSA (translation must be certified at the Public Notary).

Proof of flight itinerary (one way ticket is applicable)

The copy of the original air-ticket must be submitted on collection of the visa.

Vaccination certificate (yellow fever): is required if the applicants are entering South Africa from the countries falling within the Yellow Fever Belt.

For individual entrepreneurs: certified copy of certificate + translation must be certified at the Public Notary

Non-refundable visa processing fee 6600 KZT

Payment of the above-mentioned application fee to be made through the bank transfer:

Bank details:

Beneficiary name : South African Embassy in Kazakhstan
Bank Name : JSC SB “RBS (Kazakhstan)” Astana Branch
Address : Astana, Kazakhstan 010000       
6/1, Kabanbay batyr av.
BIN    : 040150020673
TRN : 600400527301
Iban Number : KZ81922KZT0002225697 
Currency : KZT
Code of payment purpose : 859

NB: Please take note that under no circumstances will the Department of Home Affairs refund any person under any given reason for services already paid for or rendered

Please note passport with visa may be collected personally or by representative (power of attorney certified by Public Notary) or by courier service (Without power of attorney).
H.E Ms KST Matthews

Head of Mission
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