Should you need to come to South Africa and waiting is not an option, then you may want to look into obtaining a temporary visa for South Africa. A temporary visa in South Africa will allow you to do what you need to do in the interim.
Many people from all over the world gain access to South Africa via a temporary visa. This is a good route to go while you wait for your permanent residency.
Temporary Visa South Africa information
There are different types of temporary visas
• Temporary business visa
• Temporary work visa
• Temporary retired person’s visa
• Temporary life partner visa
• Temporary spousal visa
• Temporary relative visa
• Temporary study visa
How long are temporary visas issued for?
The specific amount of time that each visa is issued for depends on a variety of factors. One of these determining factors is the type of visa which is being applied for.
In general, most temporary residency visas are issued for a period of time between 12 and 48 months.
Can I apply for temporary residency and permanent residency at the same time?
Yes in the majority of cases, it very possible to apply for both temporary residency and permanent residency at the same time. The good news is that in most of the cases, the permanent residency will be issued before the temporary residency expires.
Where can I apply for a Temporary Residency Visa?
Should you wish to apply for a temporary residency via, you will need to apply through The Department of Home Affairs.
I need help obtaining my visa
If you need any help obtaining your visa, want to explore the different visa options, or have questions which you need answering with regard to South Africa immigration, then please do not hesitate to get in contact.