When it comes to visiting the United Kingdom, South African passport holders first have to address their intent. For visa purposes, South Africans need to decide what is their primary reason for wanting to visit the UK.

Are they there for leisure purposes (seen as tourist), for business related activities (or to attend interviews) or alternatively, are they merely stopping off on route to another destination?

In visa terms, intent dictates which UK visa the applicant has to consider.

For more details on the above visas, we have put together the following more detailed pages:

To address some frequently asked questions, we have the following solutions available: