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South Africa Retired Persons Visa

South Africa Retired Persons Visa

How we can help you obtain a South Africa Retired Persons Visa

Consultation by face to face meeting, Skype or telephone

Advice on the correct category of working visa

Checklist of visa requirements

Preparation of supporting documents

Assistance with preparation of a first application at the embassy or an extension in South Africa

Discussions on alterative visa options and future visa strategy

A retired person’s visa may be issued to foreign nationals who wish to retire in South Africa, provided that the foreign national complies with the financial requirements provided for in the Act and Regulations.

The foreign national must be able to show income in the form of:

  • The right to a pension or an irrevocable annuity or retirement account which will generate the prescribed minimum income of ZAR 37,000.00* (or currency equivalent)  per month (per person if married) for the rest of their life; or
  • A minimum prescribed net worth providing an income of ZAR 37,000.00* (or currency equivalent) per month (per person if married).

(*Subject to change at any time without notice).

Retired Person’s visas are issued for a maximum period of four years and may be renewed.

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Dear Client,

South Africa is in a Presidential ordered “lockdown” until 16 April 2020.

  • DIRCO, SAQA, VFS and the Courts are closed.
  • The Department of Home affairs is working on skeleton staff, we expect no movement on new or pending applications.
  • The DHA have advised that foreign nationals will not be penalised on their visa conditions as long as the breach of visa conditions is a result of the lockdown.
  • The SAPS police clearance department, currently, is open and accepting, processing and issuing police clearances. This is subject to change at any time.

Please feel free to call or email us with regards to the services and support we can provide for you during the lockdown period. Our office remains open with staff working remotely respecting and adhering to Government directives.

We will post updates as and when we receive clarification on our usual product offering.