Post successful completion of the trial, the e-visa application facility will come into effect First April..
In a recent announcement, Tourism Ministry of South Africa has declared that it is set to launch online visa application process in India by next week and in Chaina by February on pilot basis. Post successful completion of the trial, the e-visa application facility will come into effect on 1 April.
Talking about the development, Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane, minister of tourism in South African Said, "The Ministry of Home Affairs has permitted us to launch an online visa application systerm, and we have identified India and China as markets to begin with, The first phase of the pilot was launched in Kenya; we have received feedback and are making improvements in the system. In terms of population Keynya and India are different. Therefore, dependinng on the implementation of technology and its ability to access documents, if there are no gitches during the pilot run; the full implemention of the process will b on April 1"