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When travelling to South Africa as a citizen of South Africa, you must meet the following terms and requirements concerning visa, immigration procedures or maximum duration of stay.

Passport required

Passports issued to nationals of South Africa must be valid on arrival.

Admission and Transit Restrictions

Passengers with a non-machine readable passport are not allowed to enter or transit.



Minors under 18 years of age, traveling to/from South Africa: [READ MORE]
> This does not apply to holders of a valid visa.
> This does not apply to minors if the information about both parents is included in the passport or other official travel documents of the minor.

Additional Information

Nationals of South Africa holding dual nationality [READ MORE]
South Africa does not accept loose leaf Temporary Travel Documents. [READ MORE]
Passengers who have visited Guinea, Liberia or Sierra Leone are subject to screening and health checks.


Extended machine readable passports are not accepted.

The information provided does not claim general validity. Use it at your own risk. Data © IATA.