Updated list of high risk countries and restrictions for international travel in/out of South Africa
Travellers from the African continent will be permitted entry for business and leisure purposes, however will need to comply with the necessary entry requirements. South Africans are permitted to travel freely as mentioned during the ministerial brief on 30 September, however will be required to check the entry requirements of the country they wish to travel to.
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The following entry requirements come into effect as of 1 October: Travellers entering South Africa will need to produce a negative PCR test, to be presented on arrival and not older than 72 hours from the time of departure from the country of origin.
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Travellers entering South Africa will need to produce a negative PCR test, to be presented on arrival and not older than 72 hours from the time of departure from the country of origin. The PCR test produced must be from a certified medical practitioner and the name and signature of the practitioner who conducted the test must be visible.
It is essential that travellers have easy access to reliable and up-to-date information on the new, and sure to be fluctuating, travel requirements. Traveller readiness is an essential element in the strategy for businesses to return to travelling.
All restrictions on inter-provincial travel will be lifted during alert level two. Accomodation, hospitality venues and tours will be permitted according to approved protocols to ensure social distancing. Further guidelines related to inter-provincial travel will be communicated in the week ahead.
Individuals will now be permitted to leave their homes to travel for leisure purposes within the province where they reside. Only intra-provincial travel is permitted. Travel between provinces for leisure purposes remains prohibited until further notice.
Limited domestic air travel for business and essential purposes is allowed during risk level three, subject to restrictions on the number of flights per day and authorisation based on the reason for travel.
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Limited domestic air travel for business purposes will be allowed during risk level three, subject to restrictions on the number of flights per day and authorisation based on the reason for travel.
South Africa, like many countries in the world, has implemented travel restrictions as part of the measures put in place to fight the spread of Covid-19. Travel between countries is allowed in special circumstances.