What is a relative permit for South Africa
hose successful applicants for a relatives permit, are afforded nearly all the rights of a South African citizen as they are awarded permanent residence. Permanent residence allows you total freedom to work, study or own and work in businesses as you please.
How would I qualify for permanent residency on this basis?
You must be in possession of a valid temporary residency relative visa and must be the child (under 18) of a South African citizen or permanent resident of South Africa.
What evidence should I provide?
You must provide proof of a valid temporary residency relative visa by presenting your passport or proof of application thereof. You must also provide proof of kinship, by means of producing an original birth certificate. The South African citizen or permanent resident must also undertake to support you financially, should the need for doing so arise.
Temporary Residency Option
Apply for a relative visa if you’re looking to bring your relatives to South Africa on a temporary basis