Visa-Free destinations for South Africans

Feel like taking a holiday last minute but don’t have the time to wait for a visa? Why not try a visa-free destination. South Africa has ranked 47th on the list with a visa-free score of 94; an improvement on the 90 countries open to South Africans in 2017.

 

In 2018 a few countries have been added; or have changes to their visa classifications (from visa on arrival to visa free).

 

Specifically, Angola, Mauritius, Micronesia, Russia, Qatar as well as Senegal are now visa-free; while Gabon has been added as a visa on arrival destination, along with Ghana and Turkey. Cote d’Ivoire (Ivory Coast) is now an Electronic Travel Authority destination.

 

These are the countries South African passport holders can access without a visa:

 

Visa-free entry

 

 

AngolaGeorgiaMalaysiaSingapore
Antigua & BarbudaGrenadaMauritiusSouth Korea
ArgentinaGuatemalaMicronesiaSt Vincent and the Grenadines
BahamasGuyanaMozambiqueSwaziland
BarbadosHaitiNamibiaTanzania
BelizeHondurasNicaraguaThailand
BeninHong KongPalestinian territoriesTrinidad and Tobago
BotswanaIndonesiaPanamaTunisia
BrazilIrelandParaguayUruguay
ChileIsraelPeruVanuatu
Costa RicaJamaicaPhilippinesVenezuela
DominicaKenyaQatar (Visa waiver on arrival)
Dominican RepublicKosovoRussian FederationZimbabwe
EcuadorLesothoSaint Kitts and NevisZambia
El SalvadorMacaoSaint Lucia
FijiMalawiSenegal

 

Visa on arrival

 

ArmeniaGhanaMarshall IslandsTajikistan
BoliviaGuinea-BissauMauritaniaTimor-Leste
CambodiaIranNepalTogo
Cape VerdeJordanOmanTurkey
ComorosKyrgyzstanPalauTuvalu
DjiboutiLaosRwandaUganda
EthiopiaMadagascarSamoa
GabonMaldivesSeychelles (visitor’s permit)

 

Electronic Travel Authority (eTA) entry

 

Ivory CoastIndiaSri Lanka

 

 

 

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Visa-Free destinations for South Africans