Foreign Applications

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Foreign students wishing to study at Madrasah Inaamiyyah require a valid study visa, issued from the South African embassy in their respective countries. The following documents are required prior to application for a study visa at the South African embassy:

Letter of acceptance from the Madrasah
Police clearance certificate (from the nearest police station)
Financial status report (such as a bank account statement indicating sufficient funds to cover all expenses incurred during the stay here)
Compulsory medical aid

The following procedure should be followed in acquiring the study visa:
Complete and submit the application form to the Madrasah with a copy of the Passport
A character report and reference letter from a reputable person or organization should also be submitted.
A questionnaire would follow which should be completed and submitted back to the Madrasah.
Once the questionaire has been received and the application approved, an acceptance letter will be forwarded.
Submit it with the other necessary documents mentioned above to the South African Embassy.
Once the visa is issued, kindly notify the Darul Uloom of the date of arrival and validity period of the visa.

Kindly take note of the Following:
Certain countries may require additional documents such as a Yellow fever vaccination certificate if your journey starts or entails passing through the yellow fever belt of Africa or South America. Kindly contact the South African Embassy within the country of concern.
Should the visa expire during the period of study, the Madrasah will assist in arranging an extension period. However, all costs will have to be borne by the applicant.
The visa will be issued for study at this Madrasah only. If one wishes to transfer to another Madrasah, the visa will have to be cancelled and a new study visa application will have to be made from abroad to study at the intended Madrasah.
Students are obliged to leave the country once their studies have been completed.
For transport arrangements from the airport to the Darul Uloom, kindly see the contact us section.

To apply for admission at Madrasah Inaamiyyah, please contact the Madrasah or

Tel: (+27) 31 785 4737
Fax: (+27) 86 239 6972
Mobile: (+27) 84 4786 259