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International students are required to have a valid study visa to study at Stellenbosch University (SU). SU is not permitted to register a student without a valid temporary residence visa. Please contact the nearest South African High Commission to confirm the application process and supporting documents required for the visa application. You will be required to submit a medical certificate and radiological report in addition to any other documents.
You will also have to provide proof of medical cover recognised in South Africa from a provider that is registered with the South African Council for Medical Schemes in terms of the Medical Schemes Act, 1998.For further information regarding medical schemes please follow this link: https://www.sun.ac.za/english/SUInternational/medical-aid
IMPORTANT: Please note: It can take several weeks to obtain a visa, but the circumstances may vary from country to country. Start your visa application by acquainting yourself with the necessary supporting documentation which may be time-consuming to obtain. Please ensure that you submit a complete application for your visa.
This information serves as a guide only. Requirements for obtaining a visa for South Africa are subject to change and each application is treated as an individual case. Always enquire from your nearest South African High Commission before travelling to South Africa.
Your study visa needs to stay valid for 60 days.
The application process is done through VFS-Globa
Supporting documents to be submitted with appointment and not to be older than six months
For Undergraduate Studies: contact Ms Carmelita Talmarkes (firstname.lastname@example.org)
For Postgraduate Studies: contact Postgraduate Enrolment Support (email@example.com)
Linda Uys • Immigration & Health
Tel: +27 (0) 21 808 4628 / Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Address: Room 1016, RW Wilcocks Building, Victoria Street, Stellenbosch