Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.96 ZAR (05 November 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.96 ZAR (05 November 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).

Medical Visa

Medical Visa: CAN $79.00 processing fee
  • Collect the documents listed under basic requirement.
  • A letter from his or her registered medical practitioner or medical institution within the Republic confirming
  • That space is available at the medical institution
  • The estimated costs of the treatment;
  • Whether or not the disease or ailment is treatable or curable;
  • The treatment schedule;
  • The period of intended treatment in the Republic;
  • The details of, and confirmation by, the person or institution responsible for the medical expenses and hospital fees: Provided that in a case where the applicant's medical scheme or employer is not liable for expenses incurred, proof of financial means to cover the medical costs shall be submitted;
  • Valid return air flight tickets, where applicable; and
  • Proof of sufficient financial means or provision for the costs indirectly related to the treatment.
  • A medical treatment visa may be issued for a maximum period of six months at a time.















South African High Commission – Ottawa South African Consulate-General – Toronto:
15 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1M 1M8

Tel: (613) 744 0330
Fax: (613) 741 1639


Mon to Thu: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
110 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 600
Toronto, ON
M2N 6Y8

Tel: (416) 944 8825
Office faxline: (416) 944 0925
Direct Office Faxline: (416) 944 0419

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