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|You are a commonwealth citizen. (RSA Passport Holder)?||yes no|
|You are 17 years of age or older?||yes no|
|Your grandparent was born in the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man or Rep of Ireland prior 31 March 1922?||yes no|
|You intend to work in the UK?||yes no|
UK Ancestry Visa
This is a visa which entitles the applicant and their dependents to live and work in the UK for 5 years.
If you have a Grandparent who was born in the UK, or you are a dependant of someone who qualifies for the Ancestral Visa. If your Grandparent was born in the Republic of Ireland before 1922, you may still qualify.
All year round.
You must be a Commonwealth citizen
You must be 17 years of age or older
You must be able to prove that you have a Grandparent born in the United Kingdom, Channel Islands or Isle of Man. This Grandparent can be on either side of your family. A person can also apply for the Ancestry Visa if they are adopted, or if the parent through whom they are claiming ancestry is an adopted child.
You must intend to work and be able to work.
You must be able to support and accommodate yourself and any dependants, without using public funds.
Please set up an appointment with your OVC Consultant, as everyones situation is different.
Please note that the information provided on this page is of a generic nature and should not be used in its entirety. OVC conducts a specialised visa service that takes your individual situation into account before generating a list of confirmed requirements. Your consultant will be able to add value to your case after a full assessment is conducted. Call your nearest office today!
|Other fees||TB X-rays|
|Airfare (approx)||One way or returns allowed|
|Recommended Spending Money||R25 000 minimum|
Applications are generally processed within 5 - 10 working days. This would be at the discretion of the entry clearance officer. All documentation required should be submitted. Do not leave anything to chance.
TB tests and X-rays to be submitted with the application.
Advisable to obtain a police clearance prior to arrival in the UK, as some employers require them. At present this is not a requirement for the visa.
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