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 territ... 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

Thailand News: The launch of the Tourist Visa (single entry) fee exemption

The Royal Thai Embassy's Announcement: The launch of the Tourist Visa (single entry) fee exemption and the Visa on Arrival (VoA) fee reduction scheme. By the Order of the Ministry of Interior dated 30 November B.E. 2559 (2016), starting from 1 December 2016 until 28 February 2017, Thailand will launch a temporary tourist visa fee exemption scheme and a temporary Visa on Arrival (VoA) fee reduction scheme. Details are as follows: All applicants applying for Tourist Visa (single entry) to Tha... Read More

Are you wanting to travel to Europe during the upcoming winter holidays?

If you are going to say Italy or France for example then you would need to apply for a Schengen visa. It is important to note that although all of the 26 Schengen states fall under one travel visa, namely the Schengen visa, each Schengen state has their own visa application process therefore their document requirement list may differ slightly.It is advised to apply for your Schengen visitor visa well in advance because during peak season all of the Consulates/ Embassies do experience increase... Read More