Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 9.70 ZAR (22 May 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 56,5 million (June 2017 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 9.70 ZAR (22 May 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).

Retired person's visa

Retired person's visa: CAN $79.00 processing fee
    Retired person's visa is issued to a foreign national intending to retire in South Africa.
  • Collect the documents listed under basic requirements.
  • The minimum payment to a foreigner contemplated in section 20(1)(a) of the Act shall be 37,000 Rands per month, the amount determined from time to time by the Minister by notice in the Gazette. The proof shall be in a form of:
    • Bank Statement ( THREE MONTHS TO DATE )reflecting your liquid funds Not credit lines or credit cards
    • Lease agreement for proof of rentals of additional income in your account from such properties
  • Letter from the pension fund indicating how much you are getting per month as a pensioner
  • Letter confirming weekly/monthly or annual pension payments
  • Letter from the financial companies confirming monthly dividend/interests
  • Providing us with your networth heps us in adjudicating your case.
  • Fee is CAN $79.00 paid by cash exact amount, money order or certified cheque payable to South African Consulate or High Commission















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

Mon to Thu: 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM