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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 Embassy abroad prior to travel to South Africa.

 
New requirements to travel with minors.
 
Kindly be informed that the implementation of Immigration Directive No. 11 of 2014: Children traveling without unabridged Birth Certificate that was to come into effect from 1 October 2014, has now been postponed to 01 June 2015.
 

New requirements to travel with minor children: Norwegians are exempted for 90 days to visit SA, however if you travel with children under 18 yrs old, you are required to have an original signed consent letter from the parent not traveling with the child and an original signed "Parental Consent Affidavit ".  Please obtain the "Parental Consent Affidavit" from the Embassy, complete it with black pen by both parents, and the form must be signed in the presence of the Embassy or local police station and then stamped.  In addition to the original consent letter from the parent(s) or legal guardian the "Parental Consent Affidavit" must be presented to Immigration Officers when entering South Africa.  Please make sure that the unabridged birth certificate is the international format, all NON South African docs, e.g. Passports or birth certificate must have certified copy from the local police – if you wish to go to the Embassy to get the stamp, please make an appointment beforehand by email to :
Oslo.reception@dirco.gov.za or Oslo.consular@dirco.gov.za

 

For verified South African documents or Commissioner of Oaths please make an appointment beforehand by email to : Oslo.reception@dirco.gov.za or Oslo.consular@dirco.gov.za

 
Consular Section is opened for public as follows:
 
For submission SA docs and Visa : Monday to Thursday from 09:00 to 12:00
For visa / passport collection       :  Friday from 09:00 to 12:00
 

PLEASE NOTE: ALL APPLICATIONS MUST BE MADE IN PERSON AT THE EMBASSY. APPLICATIONS WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED BY MAIL/COURIER/TRAVEL AGENT.  APPLICATION FORMS ARE NO LONGER PUBLISHED ON THE INTERNET AND CAN BE COMPLETED IN PERSON AT THE EMBASSY.

 

Please contact the Consular section to obtain visa application forms and other requirements at: oslo.consular@dirco.gov.za

 
Tariffs for payments of Consular fees
 

Visitor's Visa
Tourism/Sec 11(2)/Conference Purposes/
Business

NOK 455

5 working days processing time

Visitor's Visa
Sec 11 (2) for the Film Industry

NOK 455

5 working days processing time

Visitor's Visa –
Internship/ Researcher/ Volunteer/
Practical Trainee

NOK 455

8 weeks processing time

Study Visa

NOK 455

8 weeks processing time

Work Visa*

NOK 1671

8 weeks processing time

Retired Persons Visa

NOK 455

8 weeks processing time

Relatives Visa

NOK 455

8 weeks processing time

 
* Relatives Visa is issued Free of Charge to SA Spouses and dependents
 
Please note that during the high season (June-August & November-January), the processing of applications may take longer.
 

Bank information for payment of Consular fees; 

DNB Bank
Account: South African Embassy
ACC: 1503 15 38189

 
Ambassador Queen Anne Zondo
Head of Mission
 
 
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