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HOW TO APPLY FOR SOUTH AFRICA VISA IN NIGERIA

HOW TO APPLY FOR SOUTH AFRICA VISA IN NIGERIA

Due to strong diplomatic relationship between Nigeria and South Africa and the high rate at which more and more South Africans are visiting Lagos, and large number of Nigerians are landing in Johannesburg daily, people keep asking us if Nigerians do not need visa to travel to the Mandela Nation. The answer is this, Nigerians must obtain visa to travel to South Africa because there is no visa abolition agreement between Nigeria and South Africa.

HOW TO APPLY FOR SOUTH AFRICA VISA IN NIGERIA

HOW TO APPLY FOR SOUTH AFRICA VISA IN NIGERIA

We are here to explain to you in detail HOW TO APPLY FOR SOUTH AFRICA VISA IN NIGERIA.

  1. Get an international passport with at least six months validity
  2. Download the South Africa visa application form online. Get it from the Visa.
  3. Facilitation service, South Africa Visa Application Centre website.
  4. Complete and signed the visa application form.
  5. Collate all the required documents you’re to submit
  6. Attach photocopies of all set of documents you’re submitting.
  7. Do photocopies of your passport data page including your previous visas (if any).
  8. Take your completed visa application and all documents personally to the South Africa visa application centre in your region.
  9. At the Centre, pay the required visa application fee. You’re required to pay the visa fee and the service charge in cash at the designated bank and receipt obtained.

STILL ON HOW TO APPLY FOR SOUTH AFRICA IN NIGERIA
STANDARD DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR SOUTH AFRICA VISA

Beside your international passport the following are the additional documents to attach to your application:

  1. Two recently acquired passport sized photograph with white background
  2. Bank statement – Your bank account statement authorised and signed by the Bank.
  3. Nigeria port health issuance certificate, popularly called yellow card.
  4. Letter of invitation from the person inviting you (if you’re invited)
  5. Letter of introduction from your company, indicating your designation and term of employment.
  6. Confirmed return airline ticket.
  7. Confirmed hotel reservation
  8. A business applicant should obtain a letter of invitation from the company inviting you, stating the reason for the invitation, duration and full contact address.

ADDRESSES OF SOUTH AFRICA VISA APPLICATION CENTRES IN LAGOS, ABUJA AND PORT HARCOURT.

  • ABUJA:
    South Africa Visa Application Centre,
    No. 18, Lobito Crescent,
    Wuse II,
    Abuja.

You can submit your application: Monday to Friday, 0800.a.m. to 03.00 p.m.
Collection of visas: Monday to Friday: 10.00 to 04.00 p.m.

  • LAGOS:
    South Africa Visa Application Centre.
    Plot 110, Admiral Ayinla Way,
    Opposite Treasure Garden Estate,
    Third Roundabout ,
    Lekki Phase like,
    Lagos.

You can submit your application: Monday to Friday, 8.00 a.m. to 03.00 p.m.
Collection of visa: Monday to Friday 10.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m.

  • PORT HARCOURT:
    South Africa Visa Application Centre,
    Vineyard Shopping Centre,
    No. 88, Woji Road
    GRA, Port Harcourt

You can submit your application: Monday to Friday 08.00 a.m. to 03.00 p.m.
Collection of visa: Monday to Friday 10.00 a.m. to 04.00 p.m.

BOTTOM LINE 

Regardless of the negative activities of few bad elements damaging Nigeria image in the Mandela Nation and some misguided and never do well people over there killing immigrants, the relationship between Nigeria and South Africa remain strong, and the Mandela Nation is still one of the countries Nigerians travelled to frequently. And South Africans are also coming from time to time.

The best advice from the facts36.com is that, you play by the rules, and be a good ambassador of your country.

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Updated: August 13, 2017 — 3:06 pm

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