If you are wondering what visas and travel documents you need to travel to South Africa, please read the information below and follow the useful links to make sure you are organised in advance.
Please take time to fully research what the latest visa regulations are for travelling to South Africa as there have been some changes in recent years, particularly in relation to travelling with children. You are now required to travel with unabridged birth certificates and if a parent is travelling solo with children, you will also require a letter of permission. We highly recommend reading the below information so you are not turned away at the airport.
TRAVELLING TO SOUTH AFRICA WITH YOUR CHILDREN
Please take care to read the information given by the Department of Home Affairs here; http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/civic-services/traveling-with-children
WHO REQUIRES A VISA TO TRAVEL TO SOUTH AFRICA
Please follow the link here to see if you need a visa to travel to South Africa; http://www.visasouthafrica.org/visa/who-requires-a-visa/
Visas must be acquired in advance so please allow plenty of time to organise this before your trip.