South African nationals are considered non EU citizens and therefore have to first apply for permission from their local embassy before being able to enter the UK.
There are 8 broad categories that the UK visas are broken into. The British have then broken each category into separate visas.
| – Visitor visas
– Visiting family and friend
| – Transit Visas
– Direct Airside Transit visa
| – Birth Rights
– UK born applicant
| – Student– Full time studies.
– Tier 4 (General) Student visa
| – Family Dependency– Immediate family members.
– Partners in married like relationships
| – Highly Valued Migrants– Investors and Entrepreneurs.
– Tier 1 (Investor) visa
| – Skilled Migrants– UK Work Permit.
– Tier 2 (General) visa
| – Temporary Work– Charity, Sport and Religious Workers.
– Tier 5 (Youth Mobility Scheme) visa
Please select a step of the UK visa application process that you would like to address: