In an unprecedented move, VFS South Africa has announced that its visa application centres will be closed from 19 December 2014 to 5 January 2015. The closure will affect thousands of expiring-visa holders who will not be able to renew visas during this time.
What is VFS South Africa
VFS South Africa, part of the VFS Global Group which operates in 118 countries, was given the exclusive mandate to receive visa applications on behalf of the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) with effect from June 2014. In the past, the DHA remained open throughout the festive season.
During the festive season
Foreign missions abroad will maintain normal business hours during the festive season, public holidays excepted. Foreign nationals whose visas will expire before 5 January are urged to submit visa renewal applications as soon as possible.
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