The South African Visa Application requires two 45 x 35 mm photos, with the head being between 22 – 25 mm high, on a white background. South Africa has multiple visa types, however Medical Treatment, Entertainment Industry, Conference Attendance, Treaty Compliance, Maritime, Exchange Programme, and Transit Visas all have the same photo requirements. South African Passports have the same photo requirements. South African Visa photos take about 10 minutes to prepare. Head coverings are only permitted if worn for religious or medical reasons, however the face must be visible. Tinted glasses are not permitted. For more information please consult the South African Department of Home Affairs, or the South African Consulate-General in Toronto.
Please Note: Canadian citizens can visit South Africa as Tourists for up to 90 days with out a South African Visa. More information is available from the South African Consulate-General in Toronto.