Do I Need A Visa?
Most tourists visiting South Africa require a visa, with the following exceptions:
If you hold a passport from following countries or areas, you do not need to apply for a visa if you will be staying with us for less than 90 days:
African Union / Unity Laissez Passer, Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxemburg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Venezuela, United States of America.
If you hold a passport from following countries or areas, you also do not need to apply for a visa if you will be staying with us for a period of less than 30 days:
Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cypru,s Gabon, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Jordan, Lesotho, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Poland, Seychelles, Slovak, Republic, South Korea, Swaziland, Thailand, Turkey, and Zambia.
What documentation do I need?
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