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Medical Treatment

Any medical related visit up to three months will be regulated on a visitor’s visa, but for a visit longer than three months the applicant must apply for a medical permit.

A duly completed visa application form (BI 84E) in English

Two coloured recent passport type photographs (3x4 in size) attached to the application in the space provided

A passport 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

A letter from the applicant’s medical practitioner or medical institution, indicating the reason/ necessity for treatment. The period of treatment and particulars of the treatment plans in the Republic.

Proof of funds available to cover cost of medical treatment.

Visa processing fee – US$47.00

Proof of flight itinerary booking

For minors: birth certificate and consent if not accompanied by parents: both documents must be notarised, translated into English and apostilled by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs or Ministry of Justice.

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

A repatriation guarantee may be requested.

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


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