Travel Regulations

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Visa Information

General Information About Visas

Applications and enquiries may  be submitted through the Department of Home Affairs VFS Global website below. Delegates from African countries must pay specific attention to Yellow Fever vaccination requirements where relevant.


All requirements are subject to change without notice.  Note:  As each application is treated as an individual case, enquiries should still be made with your nearest South African mission or consulate abroad to see whether or not you are required to apply for a visa for peace of mind.


Should you be unsure whether a visa is required for your visit to South Africa, please click here.

VISA Requirements USA, UK, Europe & Other (Subject to change without notice)

The citizen who is a holder of a national passport (diplomatic, official and ordinary) of the foreign countries listed below are not required to hold a visa when entering South Africa for an intended stay of 90 days or less. (Kindly refer to the official South African Department of Home Affairs website for a full list.)