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Old 5th August 2019, 05:37 PM
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Look. Even they wanted to, DHA cannot please everyone. Clearly not you at least. They are barely able to satisfy everyone in South Africa, those waiting to get in would be even harder. As much as your high fees may make you feel worthy of special treatment, majority of the bill is footed by taxpayers. Surely you don’t think the $130 per head pays for all the offices, salaries and operations required to issue visas. Immigration is a privilege, not a right and I think any country that people actually want to move to has some form of restrictions. Generally, countries prefer immigrants with money who won’t be a burden to taxpayers. The requirements also differ depending on where you come from. When I applied for a UK visa, I had to submit additional documentation that my South African citizen colleagues had to submit to apply. It’s not easy, you’re right. But also remember Zimbabweans’ need to escape their country is not a South African priority. Let’s just be fair. Despite your disappointment in how things are being run in SA, you are still trying to get an SA visa, meaning you understand that it’s still a good deal.

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Old 5th August 2019, 08:17 PM
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Did you read the link I posted on my comment. You seem to be defending SA home affairs and their inconsistency with visa applications particularly from Zimbabwe.

"Surely you donít think the $130 per head pays for all the offices, salaries and operations required to issue visas"

You seem to think I'm daft?

I am cancelling my application this month. Wasted time and effort on a nation that clearly discriminates on Zimbabwean applicants. No effort to contact and publish realistic time lines is made. Totally unaccepted

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Old 6th August 2019, 01:08 PM
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Dude when it comes to DHA South Africa you really need to put on your big boy pants and be patient.
DHA is inherently inconsistent everywhere not just Zim. Inconsistent in terms of time and inconsitent
in terms of requirements. If you think you dont like their inconsitences and you wanna try some
other country. Buy all means go for it. DHA doesnt really care about that.

If you think waiting 3 months is the worst thing you are in for surprise when DHA rejects your application
for a very ridiculous reason.
I have been once told at immigration at the airport that my VISA was fake yet I got the VISA from DHA through the VFS process
myself. The took take my passport and went away and I waited for about 20 mins. They came back
and said all good you free to come in.

Moral of the story is that its a bumpy ride with DHA. There are some people who are lucky to
get everything go smooth but its not uncommon to face the bumps like you are facing now.

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Been waiting for my CSV that i applied for first week of December in Byo. This is my 8th month

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