We do not provide services for this country.

SOUTH AFRICA VISAS:

The following individuals can enter South Africa, without a visa: 

For stays of up to 90 days:
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

For stays of up to 30 days:
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Gabon, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Jordan, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Peru, Poland, Seychelles, Slovakia, South Korea, Swaziland, Thailand and Turkey.


  SOUTH AFRICA visa service & travel information

WE DO NOT PROVIDE SERVICES FOR THIS COUNTRY

SOUTH AFRICA VISAS:

The following individuals can enter South Africa, without a visa: 

For stays of up to 90 days:
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe. 

For stays of up to 30 days:
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Gabon, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Jordan, Lesotho, Macau, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Peru, Poland, Seychelles, Slovakia, South Korea, Swaziland, Thailand and Turkey.

SOUTH AFRICA TRANSIT VISAS:

Required by all except those as noted above and those continuing their journey through Johannesburg (JNB) to a third country other than Botswana, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland or Zimbabwe and not leaving the international transit area and holding confirmed onward tickets.

SOUTH AFRICA HEALTH:

Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow fever certificate if arriving from infected areas. The countries & areas included in the endemic zones in Africa & the Americas are regarded as infected.  Infants under 1 year are exempt.

Recommended immunisations: Cholera, Diphtheria, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Malaria, Polio, TB, Tetanus & Typhoid.

Risks: Malaria exists throughout the year in the low altitude areas of the Mpumalanga Province (including the Kruger National Park), Northern Province and north eastern KwaZulu-Natal as far south as the Tugela river. Risk is highest from Oct-May. Rabies.

SOUTH AFRICA WEATHER:

In Gauteng Province (Johannesburg area) summers are hot with showers & cold in winter. KwaZulu/Natal (Durban Area) has hot summers and moderate winters. Cape Town in the Western Cape Province has the most rainfall during winter. The rest of the country, including the rest of the Cape Provinces has most rainfall during the summer with the eastern and southern coastal regions tending to be wetter. The west coast and Karoo is a semi desert region.

FURTHER INFORMATION FOR SOUTH AFRICA:

Location of South Africa: Southern Africa
Local Time in South Africa: GMT+2
Capital City of South Africa: Pretoria (Administrative), Cape Town (Legislative)
Population of South Africa: 44 million
Language(s) spoken in South Africa: Afrikaans, English, many African languages including Xhosa, Zulu
Dialling Code for South Africa: 27
Driving in South Africa: Driving is on the left. International Driving Licence required
Electricity in South Africa: 250V AC 50Hz (Pretoria); 220/230V AC 50Hz (elsewhere)
Currency of South Africa: Rand (ZAR 1 = 100 Cents)
Notes: ZAR: 10, 20, 50, 100, 200
Coins: ZAR: 1, 2, 5. Cents: 1, 2, 5, 10, 20, 50
Credit Cards/Travellers Cheques: Credit cards and travellers cheques are widely accepted except for petrol which must be paid for in cash
Opening Hours in South Africa:
Bank: 0830-1530 Mon-Fri, 0800-1130 Sat
Office: 0830-1630 Mon-Fri
Shops: 0830-1700 Mon-Fri, 0830-1230 Sat, 0900-1700 Sat (Shopping centres), some open on Sun on flexi-time basis
Hints in South Africa: Most business executives speak in English. There is a no smoking policy in all public buildings and on public transport. On social occasions be punctual and dress as for business meetings unless otherwise indicated. The minimum drinking age is 18 years
Tipping in South Africa: When a service charge is added to the bill, tips are not necessary. If a service charge is not added tips are around 10%
Hotel Classification in South Africa: Hotels are voluntarily graded in categories from 1 star up to 5 star, the latter being deluxe category. They can also be awarded additional bronze or silver qualifications to their star grading to reflect superior levels of service, hospitality, style and quality of furnishings, etc. This latter refinement, however, is not shown under our "Category" heading but may be referred to in the description. Where a property is unclassified, our usual arbitrary categories of £ up to £££££ are given, based on rack rates, facilities and perceived quality which equate to the 1- to 5-star system. These categories serve only to compare relative standards within any given area.
Import Allowances in South Africa: Alcohol & tobacco for persons of 18 years of age or older:
200 cigarettes and 50 cigars and 250gr of tobacco
2 lit of wine and 1 lit of spirits
50ml of perfume and 250ml of toilet water
Prohibited/Restricted in South Africa: Meat, dairy products, narcotic drugs, knives, explosives

Airports in South Africa:

Cape Town International (CPT)
Durban International (DUR)
Johannesburg International (JNB)

For further information, please contact: 

UK Tourist Office
South African Tourism
6 Alt Grove
London, SW19 4DZ
tel: +44 20 8971 9351
fax: +44 20 8944 6705
e-mail: info@uk.southafrica.net
website: http://www.southafrica.net/

EMBASSY

High Commission of South Africa
South Africa House, Trafalgar Square
London, WC2N 5DP
tel: +44 20 7451 7299
fax: +44 20 7451 7284
e-mail: london.general@foreign.gov.za
website: www.southafricahouse.com
hours: 0845-1245 (Mon-Fri)
Consulate of South Africa
15 Whitehall
London, SW1A 2DD
tel: +44 20 7925 8910, 7925 8901
fax: +44 20 7925 8930

 
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