Visa Information


Visa Requirements for the Kingdom of Eswatini

DIPLOMATIC/SERVICE AND OFFICIAL PASSPORT HOLDERS:

  • Free of Charge (Gratis)
  • Passport should be valid for 6 months.
  1. One recent photo (white background).
  2. Copy indicating the expiry date of the passport.
  3. Copy of the valid visa or permit for the Republic of South Africa.
  4. Duly completed visa application form.
  5. Note verbale – briefly explaining the purpose of the visit and duration.

ORDINARY PASSPORT HOLDERS:

  • Passport should be valid for 6 months.
  1. One recent photo (white background)
  2. Certified passport copies showing expiry date, permit, permanent residence and Identity for the Republic of South Africa.
  3. Duly completed visa application form, signed by the applicant and a motivational letter briefly explaining the purpose of the visit.
  4. Invitation letter from Eswatini – when you are invited.
  5. A confirmed booking for accommodation for holiday and tourist applicants.
  6. Proof of sufficient funds (3 months latest bank statements).
  7. Original deposit receipt as proof of payment – visa fee
  8. A certified copy of your marriage certificate and spouse ID or passport for married applicants
  9. A certified copy of your notary agreement for Section 11(6) permit holders and certified ID or passport for your life partner.
  10. A certified company registration and tax compliance status letter for business permit holders.
  11. A confirmation letter of employment on the letter head of the company for work permit holders
  12. A confirmation letter from the relative for relative permit holders.
  13. A confirmation letter from the institution for study permit holders.
  14. A confirmation waiver letter from Ministry of Home Affairs regarding the change of status.

All Applicants to secure an appointment with the visa section for the submission of a visa application
through Email address: visa@swazihighcom.co.za

For more information: Call 012–3441910 /17 /24

Visa Application Form

Bank Details

Bank NameFirst National Bank
Account HolderSwaziland High Commission
Account Number55150047783
Bank Code251445

Tourist / Visitors Visa Fees

Single EntryR 200.00
Multiple Entries for 3 MonthsR 500.00

Business / Work-Related Visa Fees

Multiple Entries for 6 MonthsR 1 000.00
Multiple Entries for 9 MonthsR 1 500.00
Multiple Entries for 12 MonthsR 2 000.00

Important to Note

  • An application submitted does not guarantee the issuance of a visa.
  • A limited number of applicants will be admitted at a time.
  • Express/Emergency visa will not be granted any longer.
  • Applicants to make a follow up after 2 days about the outcome of the visa application.
  • Visa fees are not refundable.
  • Yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from all people traveling from an infected area.
  • A Covid-19 negative result not older than 72hrs for those without a vaccination certificate or vaccination certificate from a reputable laboratory will be required at the Airport or border gate.
  • A separate application form must be completed by each applicant who is in a possession of a passport or travel document.
  • Officers are not allowed to fill in the applicant’s application but may guide the applicant on how to fill the form.
  • As a security measure, the High Commission reserves the right of entry and the right to conduct a security search of all persons prior to giving access.
  • Applicants without an appointment will not be allowed to enter the premises.
  • Failure to complete the visa application in detail may result in the delay or rejection of a visa.
  • Electronic photos will not be accepted. Only recent photos with a white background will be accepted.
  • All attachments must be clear (readable)
  • In order to qualify for an entry visa of the Kingdom of Eswatini, applicants must be permanent in the Republic of South Africa.
  • Visitors in the Republic of South Africa do not qualify to apply from this Mission for an entry visa.

IF YOU ARE OUT OF REACH OF OUR MISSION, YOU MAY SEND YOUR PASSPORT AND ALL THE REQUIRED DOCUMENTS TO THE UNDERLISTED ADDRESS:

ESWATINI HIGH COMMISSION

715 GOVERNMENT AVENUE AND

BLACKWOOD STREET

ARCADIA, OO83

PRETORIA

REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA