Visa Exempt Countries South Africa

 Up to 90 days in South Africa

  • African Union Laissez Passer
  • Andorra
  • Argentina
  • Australia
  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Botswana
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Chile (only ordinary passport holders)
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Ecuador
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany (except in diplomatic staff due to assume duty at the Embassy and Consulates of Germany in SA)
  • Greece
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Jamaica

 

  • Japan
  • Liechtenstein
  • Luxemburg
  • Malta
  • Monaco
  • Namibia (90 days per year)
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand
  • Norway
  • Panama (only ordinary passport holders) ​
  • Paraguay​
  • Portugal
  • San Marino
  • Singapore
  • Spain
  • St Vincent & the Grenadines
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • Tanzania (90 days per year)
  • Trinidad & Tobago (only ordinary passport holders)
  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (only ordinary passport holders)

 

  • British Islands Bailiwick of Guernsey and Jersey, Isle of Man. British Oversees Territories namely: Anguilla, Bermuda, British Antarctic Territory, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Falkland Islands, Gibraltar, Montserrat, St Helena and Dependencies (Ascension Island, Gough Island and Tristan da Cunha), Pitcairn, Henderson, Ducie and Oeno Islands, the Sovereign Base Areas of Cyprus South Georgia and South Sandwich Islands and the Turks and Caicos Island.
  • United States of America (except in diplomatic staff due to assume duty at the Embassy and Consulates of the USA in SA)
  • Uruguay
  • Venezuela
  • Zambia (90 days per year)
  • Zimbabwe

 

Up to 30 days in South Africa

  • Antigua and Barbuda
  • Bahamas (only ordinary passport holders)
  • Barbados
  • Belize
  • Benin
  • Bolivia
  • Cape Verde
  • Costa Rica
  • Cyprus
  • Gabon

 

  • Guyana
  • Hong Kong​
  • Hungary​
  • Jordan
  • Lesotho​​
  • Macau (MSAR)
  • Malaysia
  • Malawi​
  • Maldives
  • Mauritius​

 

  • Mozambique
  • Peru
  • Poland
  • Seychelles
  • South Korea
  • Swaziland
  • Thailand
  • Turkey

For the period indicated (Officials and Diplomats only)

  • Albania ​(120 days)​
  • Algeria​ (30 days)​
  • Angola​ (90 days)​
  • Belarus​ (90 days)​
  • Bulgaria​ (90 days)​
  • China (30 days - only diplomatic passport holders)​
  • Cyprus​ (90 days)​
  • Comoros​ (90 days)​
  • Croatia​ (90 days)
  • Cuba ​(90 days) (diplomatic, official & service)
  • Egypt​ (30 days)
  • Ghana​ (90 days)​
  • Guinea​ (90 days)​
  • Hungary​ (120 days)​
  • India (90 days)​
  • Ivory Coast (Cote d’Ivoire)​ (30 days)​     ​
  • Kenya​ (30 days)​
  • Mexico​ (90 days)​
  • Madagascar​ (30 days)
  • Morocco​ (30 days)
  • Mozambique​ (90 days)
  • Nigeria​ (90 days)
  • Paraguay ​(120 days)
  • Poland​ (90 days)
  • Romania​ (90 days)
  • Russian Federation​ (90 days)
  • Rwanda​ (30 days)
  • Slovak​ (90 days)
  • Slovenia (120 days)
  • Thailand​ (90 days)
  • Tunisia​ (90 days)
  • Vietnam​ (90 days)