Ghanaians can now apply for a South African visa without visiting the South Africa embassy in Ghana as Ghana has been added to the E-Visa list.
On Thursday, 28th September, 2023, the High Commissioner of South Africa to Ghana, Grace Jeanet Mason released a statement revealing that Ghana has been added to the E-Visa list.
Additionally, individuals whose passports were withheld for more than three months due to this change can now collect them at the VFS Global Office, as stated in an official statement from the South African High Commission on September 28.
“The High Commission of the Republic of South Africa wishes to inform that Ghana has been added by the Government of the Republic of South Africa on the E Visa list, which means that the Ghanaian Nationals can apply online for visas to South Africa without visiting the High Commission.
“The information is available on the portal of the Department of Home Affairs of Republic of South Africa. Ghanaians are urged to visit the following website www.dha.gov.za to obtain more information,” the statement said.
“It should be noted that the normal requirements such as passport details, letter of invitation/proof of accomodation and a bank statement would be verified on arrival at the point of entry.
“Passports that have been more than 3 months at the High Commission could be collected at the VFS Global Office,” it added.