SA visas outsourced to VFS

Outsourcing giant VFS Global has secured the contract to facilitate visa applications for the South African High Commission at application centres in London, Manchester and Edinburgh.

Faced with high demand, the new partnership will make applications more convenient for travellers.

Speaking at the launch, South African Minister of Home Affairs, Mr Malusi Gigaba MP said: “Tourism is hugely important to the South African economy. This is one of a number of initiatives we are undertaking to increase efficiency for travellers.”