A Short-term Business Visa, also known as a Sec 11(2) Visa, may be issued to a person who wishes to come to South Africa for a period of up to ninety days. The individual will be allowed to conduct business related activities during this period.
An Intra Company Transfer Work Visa may be issued to a person who has been employed abroad for a period of at least six months by a business that has a branch, subsidiary, or affiliate relationship in South Africa. This visa is valid for period of up to four years.
Permanent Residency may be applied for by a person that holds a critical skills work visa. For this visa type, the applicant must show they are in a position to make a meaningful contribution to broadening the economic base of South Africa.
A person who wish to retire in South Africa may apply for a retired person visa, provided that he or she receives at least 37 000 ZAR per month from a pension fund or an irrevocable retirement annuity or has a net worth or a combination of assets realising a minimum monthly income of
37 000 ZAR. This fee includes the required verification document from a Chartered Accountant.
South African study visa allows a foreign national to reside in South Africa whilst studying at a
South African institution of primary, secondary or tertiary education. A study visa can cover a range of educational disciplines and even include practical training as well as internships pertaining to the field of study in some cases.