Foreigners who are contemplating investing in the South African economy by establishing a business or by investing in an existing business in the country must apply for a business visa, if it is his or her intention to be employed in the business. As an applicant, you will be required to invest a prescribed financial capital contribution.

The capital requirements above may be reduced or waived in respect of the following types of industries/businesses:

  1. Information and Communication Technology
  2. Clothing and textile manufacturing
  3. Chemicals and bio-technology
  4. Agro processing
  5. Metals and minerals refinement
  6. Automotive manufacturing
  7. Tourism
  8. Crafts

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