DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

  • Application for DHA-1738 completed in full with BLACK ink and signed by applicant
  • A valid passport which expires in no less than 30 days after expiry of the intended date of departure (at least Two unused/blank visa pages)
  • Two passport size coloured photographs (35X45mm)
  • Original covering letter signed by the applicant (should clearly mention the purpose of visit)
  • Proof of sufficient financial means in the form of recently bank certified statements for the last three months to the value of INR 13650 per month
  • A medical report completed on prescribed form BI- 811 (Applicable in Delhi) Medical Report issued by registered medical practioner on letterhead with regard to applicant's general state of health. Report not older than 6 months at time of submission. (Applicable in Mumbai)
  • A radiological report completed on prescribed form BI- 806 (Applicable in Delhi) Radiological Report issued by a registered radiologist on letterhead certifying that the applicant has been examined by him or her with regard to active pulmonary TB signs. Report not older than 6 months at time of submission. Not applicable to under 12 years and pregnant women. (Applicable in Mumbai)
  • Marriage certificate or in the case of a foreign spousal relationship, proof of official recognition thereof issued by the authorities of the country concerned if available
  • The affidavit where a spousal relationship to a South African citizen or resident is applicable, as well as documentation proving cohabitation and the extent to which the related financial responsibilities are shared by the parties and setting out the particulars of children in the spousal relationship
  • Divorce decree, where applicable
  • Court order granting full or specific parental responsibilities and rights, where applicable
  • Death certificate, in respect of late spouse, where applicable
  • Legal separation order, where applicable
  • Police clearance certificates in respect of applicants 18 years and older, in respect of all countries where person resided one year or longer since having attained the age of 18 (PCC from Regional Passport Office)
  • The minimum monthly payment to a foreigner from a pension fund or an irrevocable retirement annuity or a net worth or a combination of assets realizing INR168350 per month or the amount determined from time to time by the Minister by notice in the Gazette.