All information regarding the legalities of immigration, visas, residency, as well as downloadable versions of most application forms, are available from the South African Home Affairs website.
Because their site can be difficult to navigate on a bad day, we have also included some links to specific sections to save you the hassle.
Addresses of local offices in various countries click here
For enquiries from within South Africa, a list of national hotline numbers is available here and the contact details of all Home Affairs offices throughout South Africa can be found by clicking here
All about visas click here
Permanent residence permits click here.
Finally, the Department's frequently asked questions section deals with some pertinent issues and covers information that does not seem to be available anywhere else on their website. Click here to access it.
We hope that this section has helped you!