Processing Time in South Africa: 30-40 days
Processing Time if lodged abroad: 30 days
Government Fee in South Africa: R N/A
New Submission Centre Fee ( in SA ): R1350
Government Fee abroad: Dependent on Currency
The Spousal Visa is a two-year visa that is renewable. It is a temporary resident visa that falls under the Relatives category of visas and is available to both heterosexual and same-sex couples.
A foreigner who is married to a South African Citizen or Permanent Resident for at least two years or more are eligible to apply for a Spousal Visa. A new application must be made by the applicant outside of South Africa, although extensions can be done in South Africa.