Covid Entry Check: South Africa Travel Restrictions

This South Africa dashboard provides you with information on travel restrictions, quarantine on entry, Covid-19 cases, entry requirements and green lane updates.

Overview
  • Partially Open
  • Up to 10 Days
Last reviewed on 22 May 2022, 04:01AM UTC

Covid-19 Statistics
NEW CASES
34,184
-38.84% (last 7 days)
ACTIVE CASES
151,991
8.26% (last 7 days)

Can you enter?

Travel is not restricted by traveller type (e.g., PR, Citizen, Resident).

What to expect in South Africa?

📝 Before your trip

You must obtain advance arrival permission to board your plane.
You are required to complete a pre-arrival form.
Form Details:
Travellers must complete a “Traveller Health Questionnaire” upon arrival.

For more information: https://sa-covid-19-travel.info/

You will need a formal Medical Certificate presenting a negative PCR test from an accepted establishment.
Your Certificate must be within 3 days of your arrival.
Testing Details:
Travellers older than 4 years old entering or transiting through South Africa must have a negative PCR COVID-19 test result issued at most 72 hours before departure from the first embarkation point.

For more information: https://sa-covid-19-travel.info/

🛬 On Arrival

On Arrival you will be required to complete a test for Covid, with the cost borne by the traveller. For more information: https://www.gov.za/covid-19/individuals-and-households/travel-coronavirus-covid-19

😷 Quarantine details

General arrivals will be required to quarantine for up to 10days; Quarantine is to be served at your home / hotel (special arrangement may apply due to GreenLanes).

🛂 Travel restrictions


There are no routes that have greater restrictions at this time.

✅ Greenlane Agreement
There are no routes with fewer restrictions (i.e. Green Lanes) at this time.