Travel to South Africa can be an unforgettable experience. Here is everything you need to know to prepare for your trip.
CDC: Center for Disease Control Travelers’ Health
GOVERNMENT TRAVEL WARNINGS & ADVISORIES:
United States Department of State
Government of Canada Travel Advice
SOUTH AFRICAN REQUIREMENTS FOR MINORS TRAVELLING INTERNATIONALLY:
Home Affairs Department, Republic of South Africa
PASSPORT VALIDITY: Minimum of 6 months after intended date of departure
BLANK PASSPORT PAGES: 2 consecutive empty visa pages per entry
TOURIST VISA REQUIRED: No, if visiting 90 days or less
VACCINATIONS: Yellow fever at least 10 days before arrival is required for travelers originating from or transiting through WHO-designated yellow fever countries
CURRENCY RESTRICTIONS FOR ENTRY: ZAR 25,000; Foreign currency unlimited if declared; No Kruger coins.
CURRENCY RESTRICTIONS FOR EXIT: ZAR 25,000; Foreign currency unlimited if amount was declared on entry; Up to 15 Kruger coins if proof purchased with foreign currency