South Africa Latest Travel Rules 17.9.2020

On 16.9.2020 the president of South Africa has announced, that international travel to South Africa will resume from 1.10.2020.

  • Travel may be restricted to and from certain countries that have high infection rates. A list of countries will be published based on the latest scientific data.
  • Travellers will only be able to use one of the land border posts that have remained operational during the lockdown or one of the three main airports: King Shaka, OR Tambo and Cape Town International Airport.
  • On arrival, travellers will need to present a negative COVID-19 test result not older than 72 hours from time of departure. Where a traveller has not done a COVID-19 test prior to departure, they will be required to remain in mandatory quarantine at their own cost.
  • All travellers will be screened on arrival and those presenting with symptoms will be required to remain in quarantine until a repeat COVID-19 test is conducted.
  • All travellers will be asked to install the COVID Alert South Africa mobile app either via google play store or apple app store.