South Africa
Updated:
May 6, 2022

Travel Restrictions

Updated:
May 6, 2022
Tests
Testing Required
Quarantine
None
Testing requirement
Before Entry
PCR test 72 hours before entry or vaccination
no testing required
Upon Arrival to
South Africa
No testing required upon entry
Upon Return to the UK
No testing required on return to the UK
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Required Documents

To enter
South Africa
Test Certificate
PCR test 72 hours before entry or vaccination
To return to the UK
No Testing Required

Entry Requirements

  • All arrivals to South Africa will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, or self-quarantine.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.
  • A health screening will be conducted upon arrival.
  • All travelers must present valid health insurance.

General

South Africa's has re-opened its airports and land borders, and domestic restrictions are being lifted.

Can I Travel to South Africa?

  • Flights to South Africa have resumed from all countries, and land borders are open.
  • All arrivals must complete a registration form.

Do I need to go into quarantine when arriving to South Africa?

  • Quarantine is not required when arriving to South Africa.
  • Quarantine may be required if tested positive upon arrival.

Are Covid-19 tests required to travel to South Africa?

  • All arrivals to South Africa will be required to present a negative PCR test, no older than 72 hours, or self-quarantine.
  • Fully vaccinated arrivals are exempt.
  • A health screening will be conducted upon arrival.
  • All travelers must present valid health insurance.

Is public transportation open in South Africa?

Public transportation in South Africa is operating.

Are restaurants and bars open in South Africa?

Restaurants and bars in South Africa are open.

Are businesses and attractions open in South Africa?

  • Non-essential businesses and attractions in South Africa are open.

Do I need to wear a face mask in South Africa?

Wearing face masks is required in some public places and on public transportation.

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