Admissions to the English Language School

A:    Application process to apply for a visitor’s visa.  

A visitor’s visa is the easiest visa to obtain.  It is valid for a period of 90 days and is renewable within South Africa for a further 90 days.

B;     Application process to apply for a student visa

The application process for a study permit can be very quick and easy, if you supply all the necessary documents required by the South African embassy, if not, it can be a very lengthy process, please apply for your as as soon as possible.

In order to apply for a study visa in your country you will have to pay your tuition fees upfront, this is a Department of Home Affairs requirement and not ours.

We will send you a letter confirming that we have accepted you as a student and you are a registered with us.

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The requirements for a study visa vary from time to time and  it is best to go to this website to find the most up to date information.  However you probably will need the following documentation.

1.An acceptance letter  – proof of registration at The Acorn Institute:  English Language School.
2.Proof of payment for registration (deposit slip from your bank)
3.(A Police clearance certificate.)
4.In most cases a repatriation deposit / return ticket.
5.Bank statements as proof of financial sustainability in South Africa.
6.Medical Certificates (x2) 
7.Proof that you have Medical Insurance 

Here is the website link or South African Representation  abroad.

To apply to do a course at the English Language School please fill in this form

Application form for the English Language Centre



 You can apply to come to the English Language Centre at any time during the year.  Simply fill in the  form and pay  the deposit into following bank account.  You will then receive our welcome pack.

Capitec Bank

Account number: 1414267205

Branch code: 470010

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