A treaty visa may be applied for by a foreign national needing to conduct work related activities where South Africa is party to a treaty or international agreement.
A treaty visa may be issued by the -
Director-General (DG) as prescribed in the Regulations; or
A department or organ of state responsible for the implementation of the treaty concerned, but under the delegation of the Director-General.
Both states and relevant departments need to confirm the assignment to South Africa.
A treaty visa may be issued for a maximum of three (3) years at a time.