Temporary Work Permit

Applicants who live outside Pretoria and Gauteng should be click here, for further information on how to submit their application from their location


  • Printed online application dully filled and signed by the applicant.
  • Printed Online payment and Acknowledgement slip
  • Passport valid for 6 months and or valid residence permit for non-South African citizens with at least 4 blank pages.
  • Two (2) Coloured Passport photographs – Normal size
  • Letter of Invitation from your host company in Nigerian and the passport copy or Id copy of the signatory
  • Telegram from Nigerian Telecommunications
  • Certificate of incorporation for your host company
  • Letter of Confirmation of employment from the employer in South Africa
  • Flight Itinerary
  • Three (3) Months bank statement with minimum of R30 000.00
  • Copy of Data page of Passport

  • Visa Processing days: 7 working days

    Please take note of the commission's Visa processing operating hours.

    Click on Visa application guidelines for more information

All Applicants should submit their application in person at the high commission office. Applicants should note that the high commission do not accept any application through the agent. In line with this, applicants who give their application to an agent do at their own risk.