1. Visitor's Visa - Under 90 days

A visitor's visa may be issued for any purpose other than those provided for in sections 13 to 24 by the Director-General in respect of a foreigner who provides the financial or other guarantees prescribed in respect of his or her departure:

Provided that such visa may not exceed three months and upon application may be renewed by the Director-General for a further period which shall not exceed three months.

2. Spousal Visa with Working or Business Rights

A visitor's visa may be issued to a foreigner who is the spouse of a citizen or permanent resident and who does not qualify for any of the visas contemplated in sections 13 to 22. 

3. Study Visa

A study visa may be issued, in the prescribed manner, to a foreigner intending to study in the Republic for a period not less than the period of study, by the Director-General: Provided that such foreigner complies with the prescribed requirements. 

4. Business Visa

A business visa may be issued by the Director-General to a foreigner intending to establish or invest in, or who has established or invested in, a business in the Republic in which he or she may be employed, and an appropriate visa for the duration of the business visa to the members of such foreigner's immediate family.

5. Relative's Visa

A relative's visa may be issued for the prescribed period by the Director-General to a foreigner who is a member of the immediate family of a citizen or a permanent resident, provided that such citizen or permanent resident provides the prescribed financial assurance. 

6. Work Visa

(a) General Work Visa 

A general work visa may be issued by the Director-General to a foreigner who complies with the prescribed requirements.

(b) Critical Skills Work Visa

Subject to any prescribed requirements, a critical skills work visa may be issued by the Director-General to an individual possessing such skills or qualifications determined to be critical.