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


Immigration Regulations, 2014

17. Relative's visa


(1) An applicant for a relative's visa shall submit—
(a) a police clearance certificate; and
(b) proof of kinship, within the second step, between the applicant and the citizen or permanent resident as contemplated in section 18(1) of the Act in the form of—
(i) an unabridged birth certificate; and
(ii) where necessary, paternity test results.


(2) The financial assurance contemplated in section 18(1) of the Act shall be an amount, per person and per month, as determined from time to time by the Minister by notice in the Gazette, to be proven by means of a current salary advice or a certified bank statement not older than three months at the time of application: Provided that the financial assurance shall not be required where the South African citizen or permanent resident is a dependent child.


(3) A relative's visa may be issued for a maximum period of two years at a time.