Romania tourist visa
Romania tourist visa from South Africa
Romania tourist visa is required for South African citizens. The stay is usually short with a period of 90 days and visa expires in 90 days. Applicant is required to be present when applying for Romania tourist visa. A total of 12 documents are required for applying Romania tourist visa. You can also find visa exemptions and useful tips from fellow travellers.
Romania tourist visa conditions for South African citizens
- Consular officers at the Diplomatic Mission (or Consulate) of the Republic of Cyprus where the visa application is lodged, assess the applicant's purpose of travel and willingness to return to his/her home country.
- Visa applicants should submit their visa application and supporting documents to the accredited, competent or most easily accessible Diplomatic Mission (or Consulate) of the Republic of Cyprus in their country of habitual residence (or elsewhere), or in the country that they intent to use as transit during their journey to Cyprus.
- The visa fee is non-refundable and should be paid upon submission of the application.
- Visa application shall be submitted no sooner than three months prior to the date of the intended trip.
Max Stay: 90 days
Visa Validity: 90 days
How to apply for a Romania tourist visa from South Africa
Step 1 : South African citizens need to get a visa for Romania by going to the nearest embassy.
Step 2 : Fill the application form for Romania.
Step 3 : After filling, providing the required documents with your passport and make the payment and submit visa application at the embassy of Romania
Step 4 : Once the visa application for Romania is approved, you will be notified by e-mail.
Step 5 : Pickup your passport from Romania embassy
Step 6 : You can now travel to Romania and stay for the duration on your visa.
Romania tourist visa requirements for South African citizens
12 documents required for Romania tourist visa
Visa Application Form
Completed application form for Romania
Photo must be no older than 6 months
Negative COVID-19 PCR test result required for all international travellers coming to Romania. The negative PCR test must be issued with in 72 hours of before departure.
COVID-19 vaccination proof for travellers coming to Romania. The last dose of vaccine must be taken atleast 14 ays before departure.
Original Passport or Travel document of South Africa with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
Provide a previous passport of South Africa if any.
A round-trip flight reservations(s) for Romania. An Onward Ticket is a flight reservation made by a real travel agency that can be helpful for visa applications or if you want to enter a country without purchasing a return flight. Get verifiable one way, round trip, and multi-city flight bookings for visa purposes.
Proof of travel insurance for Romania with the certificate of Insurance and the table of benefits. You can also provide a letter from the bank confirming that you have an insurance with them along with a copy of credit card and the table of benefits. A minimum cover of EUR 30,000 . The travel insurance must cover the cost of repatriation for medical reasons and the Certificate of Currency must be issued by an insurance company operating in Australia or within the EU. You can also provide a letter from the bank confirming that you have an insurance with them along with a copy of credit card and the table of benefits. Travel medical insurance for everyone from all over the world with Coronavirus (COVID-19) coverage. Get coverage for travel delay, lost checked luggage, emergency response & natural disasters, personal liability. Get ready for for unexpected medical problems and accidents.
A recent monthly bank statement of the applicant from South Africa. The statement must clearly show the applicant's name as the account holder, the balances of the accounts, and the date of the statement. If statements are printed online then it has to be Authenticated (stamped) by the bank officials. Original bank statements for the last 3 months showing sufficient funds to cover stay in the Schengen Area.
Hotel reservation(s) in Romania for the duration of your visit. Embassy recommends not to purchase tickets until visa is approved. Don’t risk your money, time and effort by buying actual tickets. Get hotel bookings for any city in the world within minutes for visa purposes.
Employed: • A letter from your employer on company letterhead, with contact details, stating that a leave of absence has been granted, purpose and duration of the trip, and that you will be returning to your current job. • Current bank statement of the latest 6 months • Income Tax Return (ITR) • Original pay slips Self Employed: • Include a copy of your business license • Company bank statement of the latest 6 months • Income Tax Return (ITR) Student: • Submit an official letter from your school indicating that you are in good standing and that you are registered for the upcoming semester. • No Object certificate from School or University. Retired: • Submit proof of your retirement fund. Yes.
Covering letter mentioning the details of the applicant, travel and details of the other members travelling with you. Itinerary of the trip, should more than one entry be requested
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Romania is open for travel. Most visitors from South Africa can travel to Romania without restrictions. No quarantine is required. Find travel restrictions, quarantine and entry requirements to travel Romania.
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- Holders of a visa or residence permit issued by a Schengen state, Monaco, Bulgaria, Croatia or Cyprus, may also travel to Romania, without an additional visa, for a stay of up to 90 days in any 180-day period or until visa expiry date (whichever is shorter)
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