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SOUTH AFRICAN MISSIONS
IN THE UNITED STATES:

The South African Consulate General
in Chicago, Illinois
200 South Michigan Avenue, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel. (312) 939-7929
Fax: (312) 939-2588
Email
Website

The South African Consulate General
in Los Angeles, CA
6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel. (323) 651-0902
Fax: (323) 651-5969
Email
Website:

The South African Consulate General
in New York City
333 East 38th Street,
9th Floor
New York NY 10016
Tel: (212) 213-4880
Fax: (212) 856-1575
Email
Website

The South African Embassy in Washington, DC
3051 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 232-4400
Fax: (202) 244-9417
Email
Website

Relative's Permit

This is a permit issued to relatives/spouses of South African citizens or residents intending to move to South Africa with an intention of taking up permanent residence.

Checklist of Documents to be Submitted:

  • A duly completed application form (BI-1738) signed by applicant
  • Passport valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of intended visit
  • Two (2) passport photos
  • Medical report (physical)
  • Radiological report (chest X-ray) or skin TB test
  • FBI certificate (full criminal background check report) and police clearance certificate from all countries applicant lived in since age 18 for one year or longer.
  • Flight itinerary
  • Proof of financial means (bank statement)
  • Proof of South African citizen/Permanent residence of relative in RSA in the form of an identity document and passport
  • Proof of kinship, within the second step, between the applicant and the citizen or permanent resident as contemplated in section 18(1) of the Act in the form of:
    • an unabridged certificate, and
    • where necessary, paternity test results
  • Proof of a minimum amount of R5,000.00 per month per person, which shall not apply in the case of a spouse of dependent minor of a South African citizen/permanent residence holder.
  • No fee is required from spouses/ dependent of a South African citizen
  • Proof of U.S. legal status (copy of green card) if not U.S. citizen
  • Processing time is 5 business days, it may take up to 10 days during peak season

Attention:  South African Consulate General in New York Applicants ONLY:

  • $16.00 money order for overnight mailing.