Passport Renewal
Application for South African Passports Online

Offering Passport Application and Renewal Service

  • We assist with online applications and appointments for South African passports and ID's

  • We've been a trusted travel partner since 2008 with Over 60 000 clients served and 138 000 visas processed

  • We charge only R350 service fee and you will get your passport or ID in few weeks after your appointment

  • Don't let paperwork and bureaucracy stand in the way of your travel plans and let VisaRequest help you take the first step towards your next adventure!


We understand the frustrations and challenges that often accompany passport applications or renewals

That's why we've created a user-friendly platform that simplifies the entire process

What Sets VisaRequest Apart?

Why use the service of VisaRequest for passport application or passport renewal:

  • Effortless Online Application: Say goodbye to long queues and complicated paperwork VisaRequest will complete your passport application or renewal form online and book an appointment at the nearest center Our specialized agents will guide you through each step ensuring that you provide all the necessary information accurately.

  • Expert Guidance: Unsure about which documents you need to submit? Don't worry - we've got you covered. Our agents provide clear instructions on the documents required for your passport application or renewal. For adults a copy of your ID or previous passport is all you need but if you're applying for a passport for a minor under 16 a birth certificate is also required.

  • Secure and Confidential: Your privacy is our top priority and VisaRequest does not store any of your personal information. Rest assured that your data is safe and secure throughout the entire application process.

  • Convenient Biometric Data Collection: Once you've completed your online application our consultant will make an appointment for you at the nearest application centers to provide your biometric data. Our friendly staff will guide you through the process making it quick and convenient.

  • Swift Passport Issuance: After providing your biometric data all that's left to do is wait for your new passport to be issued. Once it's ready you can collect it from the office where you've provided your biometric data.

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Three Simple Steps To Get Your Passport Renewed

Forward your completed form and ID copy, and we will lodge your application and schedule the first available appointment
Visit the application center at the bank or Home Affairs office for biometrics (photo, signature and fingerprints)
Two weeks later, you will be notified to collect your passport or ID when you provide your fingerprint for verification

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Frequently Asked Questions

Get your questions answered about the online application for the renewal of a South African passport

2-3 Weeks from the date of your appointment for biometrics

A 32 page passport cost R600 and a 48 page cost R1200

Home Affairs no longer issues temporary passports, but an emergency passport is available with a valid reasons for travel

Our service fee is R350. We collect the information, schedule the appointment and process the payment to ensure the process runs smoothly

South African passports are not renewable and you have to apply for a new passport when it expires

Pages can not be added and you have to apply for a new passport. If you travel frequently, you may request a maxi passport with more pages

Yes, your old South African passport is not sufficient and you have to present a copy of your ID or birth certificate

For children under 16 years, you need to submit their birth certificates and both parent needs to be present during the biometric data capturing.

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Disclaimer : VisaRequest is not affiliated with the Department of Home Affairs in South Africa. Costs for assisting services do not include any government application fee. This website does not provide legal advice and we are not a law firm. We are a private, internet-based travel and immigration consultancy provider dedicated to helping travelers. You may apply by yourself directly at the website of the Department of Home Affairs.