My child will be a year old when travelling and is a holder of a South African passport.

Will she need a visa to travel to the UK for a one-week holiday?


Yes, every visa national needs a visa regardless of their age.

You can verify that here: https://www.gov.uk/check-uk-visa/y/south-africa/tourism

  • What does "visa national" mean?
    – Chris
    Feb 13 '18 at 10:06
  • 2
    Someone who needs a visa to enter the UK even for a short trip. For example South African passport holders are visa nationals but US citizens are non visa national Feb 13 '18 at 10:10

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