South Africa visa requirements for Cameroonians

Travel and visa requirements

Basic Travel Requirements for Cameroonians visiting South Africa

Travelers are required to fulfill the following requirements in order to apply for a South African Visa.


  • A Cameroon passport valid for at one month after the intended exit date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A fully completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (35 mm x 45 cm).
  • A travel document which confirms the purpose of your travel has to be submitted.
  • A proof of financial support
  • If you are to stay with a host, you are to provide a proof of accommodation.
  • A copy of return flight ticket
  • Documents showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical Insurance to cover the applicant during  duration of entire stay. 
  • A copy of travel itinerary.

South Africa Visa for Cameroonians

Facts about South Africa


South Africa is popular for its natural landscape, game reserves, and cultural heritage. Tourists interested in natural history would have a good time visiting the country. A wide range of species can be found in various nature parks around the country. The most popular national parks are the Kruger National Park and Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, other smaller parks are Addo National Park and Hluhluwe-Umfolozi Park. There are also beaches which offer activities like surfing and kayaking. In addition to its numerous natural attractions, South Africa also boasts a large number of attractions of cultural significance. They include caves forming part of the Cradle of Humankind in Gauteng, the ruins of the Kingdom of Mapungubwe in northern Limpopo, the wine routes of the Western Cape amongst others.
 
The tourism industry is one of the most important industries of the South African economy. In 2012, the country was responsible for directly contributing ZAR 102 billion of South African GDP and supports 10.3% of jobs in the country. In 2014, over 9 million tourists visited South Africa which was a 0.1% increase from the number of visitors recorded the previous year.
 
Foreigners visiting South Africa are not allowed to enter the country with more than ZAR25,000 but can enter the country with unlimited foreign currency. No Kruger coin is allowed. On exit from the country, you cannot be in possession of more than ZAR25,000 but can leave with unlimited foreign currency if the amount was declared on entry. Foreigners can leave the country with up to 15 Kruger coins if there is proof it was purchased with foreign currency.
 
Citizens of Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Malta, Portugal, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom, etc can gain entry visa-free for a stay of 90 days. Nationals of Angola, Antigua, and Barbuda, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Hungary, Jordan, Poland, South Korea, Thailand, etc do not need a visa for stays of 30 days or less.

Types of South Africa Visa


Types of Visa Processing Time Duration of Stay
Tourist visa 10 working days 90 days
Business visa 10 working days 90 days
Work visa 10 working days 5 years
Student visa 10 working days more than 90 days
Medical visa 10 working days 90 days

General Requirements for South Africa Visa


  • A Cameroon passport valid for at one month after the intended exit date and must have 2 blank pages for visa stamp.
  • A fully completed and signed visa application form.
  • If the applicant is a minor, the parents/legal guardians have to sign the form.
  • Passport-size photographs (35 mm x 45 cm).
  • A travel document which confirms the purpose of your travel has to be submitted.
  • A proof of financial support
  • If you are to stay with a host, you are to provide a proof of accommodation.
  • A copy of return flight ticket
  • Documents showing applicant’s ties to home country, e.g. verification from applicant’s employer.
  • A police report showing the traveler does not have a criminal record.
  • Medical Insurance to cover the applicant during  duration of entire stay. 
  • A copy of travel itinerary.

South Africa Visa Fees


Visa Type

Sub Types

Visa Fees

Tourist visa

45.00 (USD)

Business visa

(USD)

Work visa

Exchange visa

Critical Skills

Treaty visa

45.00 (USD)

160.00 (USD)

45.00 (USD)

160.00 (USD)

Student visa

45.00 (USD)

Medical visa

45.00 (USD)

South Africa Visa Application Centres & Embassies in Cameroon


Location

Address

Yaounde

Rue 1801 Bastos Boite Postal 1636 Yaoundé Cameroon

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yaounde.political@dirco.gov.za

(+237) 22 220 0440 (+237) 22 220 1175

Frequently Asked Questions


What is the most popular city in South Africa?

Johannesburg is the most popular city and one of the 50 largest Urban areas in the world. The city is located in the mineral rich Witwatersand range of hills and is the center of large-scale  gold  and diamond  trade. 


What is the weather like in South Africa?

From October to April, the weather is hot but during the night it is pretty stormy. The weather is a bit cooler, which averages about 15 degrees per day, from May to August. 


What are languages are spoken in South Africa?

English is widely spoken throughout South Africa. The other languages are African; Zulu,Tswana, Tsonga, Northern Sotho, Southern Ndebele, Xhosa, Sotho, Swati and Venda.


What currency is used in South Africa?

The local currency is used in South Africa is the South African rand which can be broken down into 100 cents. 


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