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The requirements for the South Africa Student Visa

Posted on July 20, 2018
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The requirements for the South Africa Student Visa

Aspiring overseas students have now started considering South Africa Student Visa amongst their options for higher education. South Africa has been voted as one among the Top 10 nations to visit in 2018 by the Lonely Planet. This nation is definitely worth considering for your overseas studies, as quoted by the Study International.

The Department of Home Affairs in South Africa has said that applicants of the South Africa Student Visa must complete the 1738- B1 Form for their application.

Along with the completed 1738- B1 Form the applicants will also need the following:

  • A valid passport that has a validity of minimum 1 month after the expiry of the planned visit
  • Means for payment of the South Africa Student Visa application fee
  • A certificate for vaccination if needed
  • The formal letter of nomination from the institution where the studies are planned
  • The consent from both the parents for the stay in South Africa/from the parent who possesses the sole custody along with sole custody proof
  • Certificate of Birth
  • Medical Cover evidence and annual renewal of the cover for the study period under a medical scheme registered as per the Medical Schemes Act terms
  • A Clearance Certificate from the Police from each nation you have resided for 1 or more years after turning 18 years if you are 18 years or above
  • Cash deposit worth the return ticket value
  • Letter of Confirmation for guardianship from the person in South Africa who will act as your guardian along with the details
  • Radiology and Medical reports
  • Evidence that you can cater to the living expenses for the entire period of your studies in the form of traveler’s cheques, cash at the disposal or bank statements

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