Volunteer Visa

Volunteer visa’s are required for all foreigners who wish to take up non remunerative or charitable activities with bona fide institutions within South Africa.

Amongst the requirements applicants will need to provide:

  • A statement confirming the purpose and duration of the visit.
  • Proof of sufficient financial means.
  • In the case of sojourn not exceeding 12 months, submission of proof of a valid return air ticket.
  • A person who is unable to comply with the requirement to submit proof of a valid return ticket may be required to make a deposit; provided that such deposit shall be refunded to the depositor after the final departure of the applicant or after a permit contemplated in section 25 of the Act has been issued to the applicant; provided further that the payment of the deposit may be effected by means of a bank guaranteed cheque or credit card at places where such facility exists.

Getting help with your visa or permit application

We welcome the opportunity to consult with you as to your eligibility for a visa /permit and answer any questions you may have with no obligation.

You can take our free one minute assessment here or request a call back for more information. Or simply call us at +27 (0)21 424 2460.

Alternatively you can fill out the below online enquiry form to contact us.


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