Qatar scraps visas for 80 countries, including South Africa

Qatar authorities state citizens from the selected countries need not apply or pay for the visa from now on. A multi-entry waiver will be issued, which will be free of cost at the port of entry, after presenting a valid passport with a minimum validity of six months and a confirmed onward or a return ticket. South African passport holder can now receive a free visa on arrival for stays of up to 30 days which is available at Hamad International Airport (Doha). Source: http://www.t… Read More

Visa Box office closure for the day (7 June 2017)

A monster of a storm is expected in Cape Town on 7 June 2017. For the safety of our employees, the Visa Box office will be closed for the day. We will be checking our emails remotely and will respond within 24 hours. Email: (News24) Read More

Russia to scrap visas for South African travellers from April 2017

From April 1, South African leisure travellers will no longer need to apply for visas when travelling to Russia. The Protocol between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of the Republic of South Africa on mutual waiver of visa requirements for holders of valid passports will come into force on March 30, 2017. Under the Protocol’s provisions, citizens of Russia and South Africa travelling without the intention of working, studying or living in the other country’s territory… Read More

Festive Season Closures

Festive Season Closure: Visa Box will be closed as of 16th December 2016 and will reopen on Monday 09 Jan 2017. We wish all of our Visa Box clients and service providers a happy and safe Christmas and New Year. Read More