South Africa Immigration Services
Retire to South Africa - Retirement Visas
Every year thousands of people make the decision to retire to South Africa, some of the benefits being:
- Moderate climate
- Unique tourist attractions
- Amazing restaurants and shopping facilities
- Some of the world's finest sporting facilities
- Affordable and luxurious housing
- Excellent healthcare facilities
- Diverse culture
- Low cost of living
A retirement visa can be granted for 4 years to someone with a monthly pension/income of R20 000 or net worth/combination of assets realizing R20 000 per month.
A retired persons permit may be issued for a period exceeding three months to a foreigner who intends to retire in the Republic, provided that the foreigner provide proof that he/she has the right to a pension or an annuity or retirement account which will give such foreigner a prescribed minimum payment for the rest of his or her life from the country of his or her origin; or a minimum prescribed net worth.