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


Immigration Regulations, 2014

22. Asylum transit visa


(1) A person claiming to be an asylum seeker contemplated in section 23(1) of the Act shall apply, in person at a port of entry, for an asylum transit visa on Form 17 illustrated in Annexure A and have his or her biometrics taken.


(2) An asylum transit visa may not be issued to a person who—

(a)        has not completed Form 17 as contemplated in subregulation (1);

(b)        already has refugee status in another country; or

(c)        is a fugitive from justice.