Q and A on Online application
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Q) Is online visa application mandatory for all foreign nationals? 
A) Yes, online visa application is mandatory for all foreign nationals with effect from August 16, 2012. 

Q) After registering online, where do I submit the visa application? 
A) Applicants from Lesotho should submit the Visa applications at High Commission of India in Pretoria. Applicants from Gauteng, North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga province must submit their applications at VFS Centre in Johannesburg. Applicants residing in Free State, KwaZulu Natal and Eastern Cape provinces should apply at VFS Centre in Durban. Applicants from  Northern Cape and Western Cape should submit their applications at VFS Centre in Cape Town.


Q) How many online applications and photographs are required to be submitted by an applicant? 
A) Only one application and one recent colour photograph with the given specification are required to be submitted. 

Q) I made a mistake while filling up the online application. Is it possible to make corrections online? 
A) No, there is no possibility of making corrections online. You need to apply again.

Q) By mistake I selected place of submission incorrectly while filing the online application. Will my application be processed? 

A) No, online applications registered for Johannesburg or Durban or Cape Town cannot be accepted in Pretoria and vice-versa. Applicant should carefully choose the place of submission at the time of application depending on his/her place of residence. 



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