Visas & Passports Unlimited


To: ____________________ Fax: _________________



South African passport holders do require visas.

Please note all applications are submitted through BLS International Services .

No Temporary Passports Accepted


Valid passport. (minimum 6 months remaining validity).  Passports must have at least two blank pages.  Passport must be signed.



Application form

Applicants must complete the form on our website and Visas Unlimited will capture the application electronically on the applicant’s behalf.



Passport photographs

2 x Colour biometric photo’s – 2 inch X 2 inch (50mm x 50mm)

Photo should present Full face, front view, eyes open

Centre head within frame and present full head from top of hair to bottom of chin with a white background. No shadows on the face or on the background without borders.





Utility Bill


Copy of flight itinerary.

Proof of accommodation for the full stay in India is required.

A utility bill must be submitted with each application, water and electricity account or a
Telkom account or any other utility bill that reflects the applicants name and residential address.



Air Ticket

Bank Statements

Please be advised that you should not confirm flights until the visa is received. ( The Embassy will process the visas on an itinerary).

Latest 6 months bank statements.



Birth Certificate / ID



Copy of applicants Birth Certificate (for Children) and a copy of South African ID book/card.


All minors (under18) traveling out of South Africa, with or without their parents must have an original unabridged birth certificate, a signed letter of consent to travel from each parent.



Business application






Letter of Employment


Invitation letter Addressed to THE HIGH COMMISION OF INDIA, from India stating nature of business, contact details and letter must state dates of travel, and include the complete passport details of the applicant.

Inviting company must include their certificate of incorporation.


South African company must include their certificate of incorporation.

Letter from employer in South Africa addressed to THE HIGH COMMISION OF INDIA, stating nature of business and companies to be visited for business, and a brief introduction of the SA company.

High Commission of India

852 Schoeman Street




Copy of permanent residence or work permit if a foreign national.

CC registration papers for company in South Africa are required.




No visa fee payable for SA Passport holders.

BLS Service fees R100.00

Cost: The visa fee depends upon the type of visa applied for and duration of visa.

R550.00 (excl. Vat) per visa within an approximate 60km radius of JHB. Our service includes collection and delivery to and from your office/ home.



Processing times

There is an additional delay of 3 – 4  days at present over and above the 7 - 10 Working days for SA passport holders, this does not include the day of submission, foreign passport holders applications may take longer.

No Urgent visas can be done.



Tel:  (011) 452-4646

Fax:  086 613 5212


Download visa forms from:

Visas Unlimited and Passports – Reg. No.  2004/056222/23

Member:  DB Nicholson (SA)

Please note:  Above quoted prices are subject to change without prior notice,