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).

Treaty Visa

Treaty visa: CAN $79.00 processing fee

This is a visa issued to a foreign national conducting activities in South Africa in terms of an international agreement to which South Africa is a party.

Documents to be submitted:
  • Collect the documents listed under basic requirements.
  • Letter from the relevant organ of state attesting to:
    • The nature of the programme and the treaty under which it is conducted;
    • The fact that the relevant foreigner participates in such programme;
    • The type of activities that the foreigner is expected to perform under such programme and the duration thereof and whether he or she is expected to conduct work;
  • Proof of Governments to Government Treaty to be obtained from Foreign Affairs or confirmed with Head Office that such Treaty exists. Fee is CAN $79.00 paid by money order or certified cheque to the South African High Commission or South African Consulate















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