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South Africa Visa Application From Nigeria

Those wanting to apply for South Africa electronic visa have their wishes granted, as the Immigration of South Africa has made it possible to apply for visa online for periods of short stay depending on the purpose of your travel, and the visa type depends on the traveler’s preference.

Brief History of South Africa

South Africa is a country on the southernmost tip of the African continent, marked by several distinct ecosystems. Inland safari destination Kruger National Park is populated by big game. The Western Cape offers beaches, lush winelands around Stellenbosch and Paarl, craggy cliffs at the Cape of Good Hope, forest and lagoons along the Garden Route, and the city of Cape Town, Pretoria, Bloemfontein are her Capitals, beneath flat-topped Table Mountain. South Africa has a population of 59.31 million (2020) and spends South African rand as the official currency and has various official languages such as the Afrikaans, English, Xhosa, Zulu, Southern Sotho, Northern Sotho, Tswana, Tsonga, Venda, Swati, Ndebele according to Wikipedia

How Long To Apply For South Africa Visa?

The newly introduced South Africa evisa for Nigerian citizens application period takes about fifteen to twenty-one business days before getting a response, sometimes earlier than that. The purpose of the evisa system is to make visa application process seamless.

Note, this is not a visa on arrival country as you must have your evisa at hand before entering South Africa.

South Africa eVisa Requirements For Nigerian Citizens

To apply for South Africa visa in Nigeria the requirements include:

  •  A valid international passport with at least 6 months validity,
  •  A passport photograph taken on white background,
  •  A cover letter describing your purpose of travel,
  •  Three months proof of sufficient funds to cater for your needs during your stay,
  •  Reservation of flight booking,
  •  Reservation of hotel reservation,
  •  Yellow fever card

Applicants of the South Africa eVisa application for Nigerian citizens through Asedeeq Travels should understand assistance will be provided to skip some few requirements so as to simplify the application process. As soon as the application is approved, travelers will receive their South Africa tourist eVisa via email.

How Much Bank Balance Is Required For South Africa Visa? 

Apparently, every traveler is expected to have enough funds on their travel to cater for their flight ticket, hotels, feeding, tours & sight-seeing as well as shopping on return to their home country. A minimum of 2,000usd is advised on your proof of funds for six months with every page stamped by the releasing bank. 

How To Apply For South Africa Visa From Nigeria

  • Go to their website and fill the visa application form
  • Upload every requested documents
  • Review every information provided
  • Make payment for the visa application 
  • Submit application and await response.

quite easy… but should you need assistance for your application kindly contact Asedeeq Travels

South Africa Tourist Visa Fees For Nigerians

Nigerians who intend to stay in South Africa for a longer period of stay have to submit their applications to the South African embassy in Nigeria and must be done in person. The eVisa is for intending applicant who wish to stay in South Africa only for a very short period of stay for tourism, business, vacation, exams, conference, retreats and other purposes is charged at 86usd.

For those who wish to stay for a longer period of time and want to apply in person for the South Africa sticker visa, below is the address to visit;

South African Embassy in Lagos 

24 Molade Okoya Thomas St, Victoria Island

Lagos, Nigeria

Tel: +234 1 461 2051

I hope you find this write up helpful? 

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