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Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002)


Immigration Regulations, 2014

16. Medical treatment visa


(1) An applicant for a medical treatment visa shall submit—
(a) a letter from his or her registered medical practitioner or medical institution within the Republic confirming—
(i) that space is available at the medical institution;
(ii) the estimated costs of the treatment;
(iii) whether or not the disease or ailment is treatable or curable;
(iv) the treatment schedule; and
(v) the period of intended treatment in the Republic;
(b) the details of, and confirmation by, the person or institution responsible for the medical expenses and hospital fees: Provided that in a case where the applicant's medical scheme or employer is not liable for expenses incurred, proof of financial means to cover the medical costs shall be submitted;
(c) the particulars of persons accompanying the applicant;
(d) valid return air flight tickets, where applicable; and
(e) proof of sufficient financial means or provision for the costs indirectly related to the treatment.


(2) A medical treatment visa may be issued for a maximum period of six months at a time.