Visa Applicants who are resident of Gauteng (includes Johannesburg) must choose Pretoria on the online visa application form as all Visa applications from residents of Gauteng would be processed at High Commission of India Pretoria only. However, the forms can be submitted at either of the BLS centers in Johannesburg or Pretoria.
Indian Passport and Visa Application Outsourcing Centres details are as under:
|Passport/Visa Application Centre Address||Applications Accepted from|
|Shop 12, Hatfield Corner 1270 Church Street, Colby, Pretoria||Residents of Gauteng|
|Ground floor, Finance House 25 Ernest Oppenheimer Street Bruma, Bedfordview||Residents of the Provinces of Gauteng, North West, Limpopo and Mpumalanga|
|2nd floor, Silver Oaks building, 36 Silverton Road, Musgrave, Durban||Residents of the Provinces of KwaZulu-Natal, Free State and Eastern Cape|
|47, 1st floor, Strand Street, Cape Town||Residents of the Provinces of Western Cape and Northern Cape|
M/s BLS International Services Ltd have launched website: www.blsindia-southafrica.com which contains information about the requirements for passport and visa services, applicable fees and Online Passport/Visa application forms. Kindly note that handwritten or old Passport/Visa application forms would not be accepted.
Applicants can also call the helpline 0860 000 560 for assistance.
Visa Applicants who are resident in Gauteng must choose Pretoria as their place of submission on the online visa application form as all Visa applications from residents of Gauteng would be processed at High Commission of India Pretoria only.
The Indian Passport and Visa Application Centres will cover the following services:
All types of Indian visas. Indian Passport: All services related to Passports & PCC.
Note: The centres will not entertain applications for issue of OCI cards /Miscellaneous Consular Service/Attestation etc for which the applicants would continue to approach the Consulate.
Service fee: M/s BLS International Services Ltd will charge a service fee of ZAR 48.00 (ZAR forty eight only) inclusive of VAT and all other taxes for each passport/visa application, in addition to the fees prescribed by the Government of India for various passport/visa services.
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