Travelling this December Holiday? – Delayed Visa Processing Times

Please note that peak season’s approaching quickly for various holiday destinations and the following Consulates/ Embassies create the most delays.

Notice: UK Website Payment Delays

The past few weeks we’ve experienced major delays with most online United Kingdom payments due to technical problems on their website.

Visa Tips

Follow these helpful Visa tips to enjoy a hassle-free business trip or well-deserved holiday.

Schengen Visa – What happens if I overstay?

What are the consequences of overstaying in Schengen Area? If you are tempted to overstay, you should be aware of the following:

Angola – No VCD (Short Stay) Visas

The Johannesburg Angolan consulate DO NOT issue VCD (short stay) visas, until further notice. We’re aware this may aggravate the logistical arrangements for many of our clients, but this is unfortunately out of our control.

Immigration Suspends $90 Visa-On-Arrival Charge in Lagos Airport

News from Nigeria this morning that they suspended the $90 charge. Please encourage your travelers to obtain their visas prior to arrival. We have spoken to the Visa head and OIS management confirming the suspension.

Australia Transit Visas Online

Transit Visa applications must be lodged online through Visas Zone. Paper application will no longer be accepted at any Australian Immigration Office.

Canada – Applications

As from 31 July 2018, all applicants for Canadian Visas will be required to submit fingerprints at the Lodgement Centre when applying for visas.

EU – Spousal and Citizen Visas

There’s been quite a bit of speculation and uncertainty in the press about EU-SPOUSAL/ CITIZEN visas.

Visas Zone Notices

Here you will find regular updates and valuable information regarding all aspects of your Visa or Passport application and progress. We are dedicated to keep you up to date with all the information you need – so you can look forward to your business or recreational travel plans without the hassle.



At Visas Zone, we provide a unique service which simplifies your travel plans and documentation.

Whether you’re travelling for business or a well-deserved holiday, we make it so much easier by managing the whole process for you. We provide you with all information about Visa and Passport requirements, we supply application forms, we keep you up to date on the approval process and we even deliver all your required documents to you when it’s ready.

Visas Zone makes international travel so much easier.

Cape Town

Phone: +27 21 439 8205


Unit 15
Green Point Mews
99 Main Road
Green Point


Phone: +27 11 883 7585


Upper Grayston Office Park
Block D – Ground Floor
152 Ann Crescent