Each year hundreds of foreigners coming to South Africa have been turned away from flights with their minor children as it comes to their attention that they do not have the proper paperwork to enter South Africa. This has been a problem since the new Immigration Regulations took place in 2014.
Luckily, Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi has relaxed these laws of travelling with unabridged birth certificates and is currently in effect. To read more about these updates of travelling into South Africa with a minor, click here. Alternatively, if you have questions about travel into South Africa, please contact us.
Even if additional paperwork has been curtailed, it is still important to make sure that all other requirements for entry are complied with.