Medical treatment visa

A medical treatment visa may be issued to a foreigner intending to receive medical treatment in South Africa for a period longer than three months.

A medical treatment visa may be applied for at the South African mission abroad or within the borders of South Africa if same becomes necessary.

The holder of a medical treatment visa cannot change status and/or conditions within the borders of South Africa.

Medical treatment visas are issued for up to 6 months at a time.

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