Medical Tourists visiting South Africa should apply for a medical treatment visa. The Form BI-1784 is expected to be submitted along with it. A formal letter from a medical practitioner explaining the treatment, duration and why the patient is required to visit South Africa is to be furnished. The patient should carry a passport which has a validity of 30 days from the last day of stay. In exceptional cases, visa requirements may be waived in the case of a medical emergency. South Africa's medical permit applies to medical care in public, private and bona fide healthcare institutions, aside from rehabilitation clinics, health farms and residential homes.
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