International

Interest in studying with the College of Transfiguration NPC follow the steps:

International Student

The Province of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa includes the following countries: Angola, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, and Swaziland. Students from these countries are regularly sent to study at the College.

All international students (those who are not South African citizens or who do not have permanent residence in South Africa) are required by the South African government to have a valid study permit prior to being permitted to register at the College of Transfiguration.

Applications for permits should be made at your nearest South African Consulate, Embassy or High Commission, usually in your home country. A study permit is usually granted for the period of the programme for which you are registering at a specific institution. Should you change a programme or institution, your study visa should be amended accordingly by the Department of Home Affairs

Students are responsible for attaining and maintaining the validity of their permits at all times. Please do not proceed to the College of Transfiguration NPC without a valid study permit.

Visa requirements
The following documentation will be required in support of your study visa application:

  • an official letter of provisional acceptance from the institution
  • medical and radiological reports
  • relevant certificate if married, divorced, widowed or separated.
  • proof of valid medical insurance recognized in South Africa
  • details regarding accommodation
  • proof of sufficient funds to cover tuition fees, accommodation, living, expenses and miscellaneous costs
  • a police clearance certificate (less than 6 months old)
  • other documents deemed necessary by the Department of Home Affairs

In addition you will be charged an application fee by the embassy. Please note that processing time for study visa applications can be six to eight weeks and your passport will be retained by the South African Consulate, Embassy,or High Commission for the duration of the application period.

This information serves as a guide only. Requirements for obtaining a visa for South Africa are subject to change and each application is treated on an individual basis. Please contact the nearest South African High Commission or Embassy before traveling to South Africa.