Canadian citizens can currently visit South Africa for a period of up to 90 days without a visa. Stays exceeding 90 days will require a visa.
Do Canadians need visas for South Africa?
Canadians do not need a tourist visa to enter South Africa. However, upon arrival, immigration officials will issue a temporary residents visa (TRV) for up to 90 days. Check the expiry date of your TRV to ensure you don’t overstay.
Can I travel to South Africa without a visa?
If you want to visit South Africa, you must produce a valid visa before you can enter into the country. A visa will be issued for a visit for tourism or business purposes and is valid for a period of 90 days.
Do I need a Covid test to enter South Africa?
What are the requirements for travellers travelling to South Africa by air? All travellers landing at these airports must present a PCR test which is not older than 72 hours from the time of departure from the country of origin to South Africa.
Can I travel to South Africa with a Canadian travel document?
South Africa Visa for Canadian Citizens Canadian citizens will be able to travel to South Africa hassle-free with an eVisa travel authorization.
How long can a Canadian stay in South Africa?
A reminder that Canadian citizens (only) who wish to visit South Africa for tourism and holiday or business conference purposes only, for the period of 90 days or less are exempted from visa requirements.
What documents are needed to visit South Africa?
- A valid and acceptable passport or travel document for your intended stay.
- At least one blank page in your passport for endorsements.
- A valid visa, if required.
- Sufficient funds to pay for your day-to-day expenses during your stay.
- A return or onward ticket.
Can I travel to Canada from South Africa?
Which countries can I go to without a visa?
- British Virgin Islands.
- Cayman Islands.
- Dominican Republic (tourist card required)
- Kiribati (up to 28 days)
Do tourists have to quarantine in South Africa?
Upon arrival in the port of entry, the traveller will be screened for any COVID-19 symptoms or for contact with people who have been infected with the COVID-19 virus. Travellers will also need to provide proof of accommodation address should they need to self-quarantine at the time of arrival in the country.
How much is PCR test in South Africa?
The SARS-COV-2 RT-PCR (Covid-19 PCR) test price has been reduced to R500. 00 incl VAT. SARS-COV-2 Rapid Antigen test price has been reduced to R150.
Is Johannesburg safe?
It is not the safest country, but it is not a war zone either. There are areas that you should avoid, such as the townships, and some central business districts. Although Johannesburg and crime are almost synonymous, crimes mainly take place in townships amongst gangs.
Can I apply for South African visa online?
Conveniently, eligible travellers can now get a visa online, from their smartphone, laptop, or other electronic device. The application for the South Africa e-Visa is quick and easy to complete. Applicants to fill out an easy-to-use online form with their personal, passport, and travel information.
How long does it take to get a tourist visa to South Africa?
Four to 12 weeks, depending on where you submit However, if you are applying for either of the short-term visas below at your nearest South African mission, processing times are approximately 10 to 15 working days: Visitors Visa (To visit family/friends or for tourism purposes)
How long does a visa application take in South Africa?
The processing time for Visa Application is approximately 6 Working Days.
Is there a fee to enter South Africa?
All passport holders are now charged $50 for a single-entry visa and $80 for a multiple-entry visa. Note that day visitors to the Zambian side of Victoria Falls from Zimbabwe can purchase a $20 day visa at the bridge (visit www.zambiaimmigration.gov.zm).