Visa Requirements for South Africa

Instant Visa policy lookup for South Africa

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Visa Not Required

Passport holders of 97 countries can travel to South Africa without prior visa, eVisa, or on-arrival visa.

Pre-arranged Visa Required

Prior to arrival at South Africa, passport holders of 125 countries must obtain a visa at their corresponding consulate of South Africa. Additional travel conditions (such as Visas to other countries) may waive this requirement.

Entry Refused

Disagreements between South Africa and 7 countries have imposed restrictions in traveling to South Africa.

  • Entry RefusedAdmission refused due to the outbreak of 2019-nCoV in China.
  • Entry RefusedAdmission refused due to the outbreak of COVID-19 in Italy.
  • Entry RefusedAdmission refused due to the outbreak of 2019-nCoV in the United States.
  • Entry RefusedAdmission refused due to the outbreak of 2019-nCoV in South Korea.
  • Entry RefusedAdmission refused due to the outbreak of 2019-nCoV in Spain.
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    Entry RefusedAdmission refused due to the outbreak of 2019-nCoV in the United States.
  • United States of America PermalinkShow on map
    Entry RefusedAdmission refused due to the outbreak of 2019-nCoV in the United States.

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