Applying for a South African Visa
- Please, note that some travelers might require a visa in order to enter South Africa. We highly advise all WSPID 2023 participants to check well in advance the entry requirements for their countries via their Embassies.
- The Department of Home Affairs of the Republic of South Africa provides extensive information on visa requirements.
Here is a summary of a couple of requirements to enter 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
- Yellow fever certificates if your journey starts or entails passing through the yellow fever belt of Africa or South America.