Proof of financial means in the form of bank statements
Original police clearances from every country where you have resided for more than 12 months since your 18th birthday
Undertaking from the South African citizen or permanent resident holder in support of the application
Processing Time and Fees
Submissions in South Africa
Applications submitted in South Africa at the VFS office take approximately 4 – 8 weeks.
Department of Home Affairs Application Fee – R 425
VFS Service fee – R1350
Applications that are submitted abroad in the applicant’s home country or country of permanent residence are generally processed within 30 days, this may differ slightly from one foreign mission to the next.