New Entry Requirements for kids to SA

Monday 01 June 2015

As of 1 June all minors under the age of 18 will have to present additional documentation to gain entry or exit to/from South Africa. 

Minors will have to present an unabridged birth certificate along with their passport in order to pass through customs. If not accompanied by both adults mentioned thereon, they will need to present further documentation giving permission for travel. 

The Department of Home Affairs South Africa has issued this online leaflet to assist with understanding the above law. It can be viewed by clicking HERE