COVID TRAVEL UPDATES

South Africa is open to international travel, subject to health and safety protocols. South African citizens and permanent residents are allowed entry into South Africa regardless of where you are travelling from, provided you adhere to the entry requirements (see below). Any South Africans wanting to travel overseas must check the destination entry requirements and latest international travel information, as many borders are still closed to South Africans.

South Africa is currently under Level 3 lockdown where a curfew of 9pm – 5am has been instated. This curfew may affect your flight schedule, so please check with the airline you are flying.

Please note that all information on this page is accurate and reliable at the time of publication, however, it may not reflect the very latest updates on travel bans and restrictions. It is the sole responsibility of the traveller to stay updated on the latest travel regulations.

 

Domestic flights between provinces are allowed and all accommodation, hospitality venues and tours are open, subject to safety protocols.

  • Face mask
  • Photo ID – ID Book, South African Driver’s Licence or Passport. Children must have a Birth Certificate or a certified copy of a Birth Certificate no older than 3 months. (This does not need to be an Unabridged Birth Certificate)
  • Copy of E-Ticket AND boarding pass

 

 INTERNATIONAL ENTRY REQUIREMENTS INTO SOUTH AFRICA

 

EXIT REQUIREMENTS FROM SOUTH AFRICA

 

The Traveller Health Questionnaire must be completed for all international travel from South Africa before your arrival at the airport. Failure to produce this form may result in denied boarding, resulting in your ticket being non-refundable.

 

OVERLAND TRAVEL FOR DAILY COMMUTERS

Selected land borders will be closed to leisure travel until 15 February. There are a number of exemptions as listed below:

 

For a full list of exemptions, please refer to the regulations.

 

 

For a list of where to get tested, visit PathcareLancet and Ampath.

LAST UPDATED 12 JANUARY 2021.

 

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