Questions tagged [south-african-citizens]

Questions about travelling using a passport issued by Republic of South Africa.

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What are the requirements needed to visit the UK for 2 weeks?

I'm in a long distance relationship and I want to visit him next year in England. I am new to all this so I need to know what requirements are needed as I'm from South Africa. I will be staying at a ...
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As a dual national, can my daughter travel to the UK on just her British passport?

I am traveling to England from South Africa with my 3 daughters. I am British; my daughters were born in South Africa, but all have British and South African passports. We have realized that my eldest ...
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Do Russian citizens need a visa to leave the airport during a long layover in France?

I have a long layover in France. Do Russian citizens need a visa to leave the airport for about 6 hours? I also have South African passport.
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Transit Visa at Dubai Airport travelling to Kuala Lumpur [duplicate]

Do i need a visa if I arrive on Emirates flight and depart to Kuala Lumpur on KLIA? I am South African.
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Entering South Africa on EXPIRED SA passport (as a dual passport holder(AUS/SA)) [duplicate]

My husband is travelling back to SA in 3 weeks. He is a dual citizen AUS/SA. His SA passport is expired. What should he do when crossing immigration controls in South Africa? Enter on AUS passport ...
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Dual citizenship. Am I eligible to travel to the US via the Visa Waiver Program

So I'm planning to go to the US in December. I have dual citizenship, South Africa and Portugal. I was looking to travel on my portuguese passport using the visa waiver program. My only issue is I ...
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Can I travel to Romania on a Schengen Visa? [duplicate]

I am a South African with a Schengen Visa and visiting Poland as my country of entry. Can I then travel on to Romania. I can't clearly find out if Romania is Schengen or not.
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Schengen visa to vist Italy with my husband who is from South Africa [duplicate]

I have dual citizenship South African and Italian. My South African husband and I are planning to go to Italy in May 2017 for a visit. We have already been on a two-week visit in October 2010 but ...
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Schengen visa as a spouse of an Italian citizen

This is my second trip to Italy with my wife who is an Italian citizen. First trip was in 2011 for a duration of two weeks but at that time we were not married. I am currently unemployed and worried ...
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I have two passports with different names in each. Which name should I use for booking my ticket? [duplicate]

I will be travelling with my minor son (17 yrs) from South Africa to Germany later this year. He is South African and German citizen. The passports have different surnames. Firstly, on which name must ...
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May a South African access the Zurich Airport Transit Hotel without a Swiss visa?

I am a South African citizen with an eight hour layover in Zurich on my way home from Ireland/UK. Is it possible to make use of the Transit Hotel without a Swiss visa? I did try to access the ...
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How many months in advance can you apply for a UK Standard Visitor visa?

I am a South African citizen planning on travelling to mainland Europe for three months and then London after that. The Schengen requires me to show the UK visa as it is my final destination country. ...
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Namibia visa extension to full 90 day stay [closed]

We have a South African passport. We got 50 days but we want to extend it to 90 days. We are currently in Walvisbaai visiting my brother's son. Do you pay for extension? Yesterday my husband went to ...
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18 hours layover as a South African traveling back from USA

I am a south African citizen traveling to USA on a business trip with Turkish airlines. On my way back I have 18 hours layover at Istanbul airport. I have already purchased my ticket therefore I need ...
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As a dual Australia-South Africa citizen, can I return to South Africa on a passport that is about to expire?

I have to return to South Africa urgently for my father's memorial service. I hold dual nationality for South Africa and Australia. So I know that I need to exit Australia on my Australia passport and ...
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South African passport holder traveling from South Africa, via Luanda, Angola to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

I am in transit for 3 hours in the airport in Luanda, Angola, on my way from Cape Town, South Africa to Rio in Brazil. I am on a South African passport. Do I need an Angolan visa?
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Do I need Schengen travel insurance to visit Portugal if covered by the NHS?

I am a South African citizen living in the UK 22 years with indefinite leave to remain. Do I need Schengen travel insurance to go to Portugal if I'm covered by the NHS in the UK?
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Direct Airside Transit Visa (DATV) for South African [duplicate]

I will be travelling from Switzerland (Geneva) via the UK (Heathrow) to South Africa with British Airways on January 7 2017. I will be landing and departing from Terminal 5 at Heathrow airport. I ...
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South African traveling form USA to the U.K [duplicate]

I'm currently an South African au pair in the USA and want to travel to the U.K. for a long weekend. Can I apply for a visa here in the USA or do I need to do it in South Africa ?
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Visa to U.K., Italy and France [closed]

Myself, husband and two kids want travel to the Uk in June 2017 and are also planning a couple of days in Italy and France what visas do we need? We are South Africans.
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Validity of “stati Schengen” visa for entering Vienna

I have a South African passport with a "stati Schengen" visa issued by Italy. The visa is type "C" and is valid for MULT entries. Can I visit Vienna, flying from Italy, with above visa? Will it be ...
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Questions regarding luggage pick up in Delhi in transit

I am a South African citizen arriving in Delhi en route to Kathmandu and the problem is I am flying in on one airline and departing on another so I have to collect my luggage in Delhi. I am returning ...
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Dutch Residency Visa and Schengen Area Travel (Czech Republic)

I have a valid residency permit (till March 2017) for the Netherlands. I was wondering, would I be able to travel to the Czech republic with it, without having to apply for a Schengen visa? I am ...
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Travelling to Portugal from South Africa via Angola

My parents are traveling to Portugal via Angola in August. My dad has Portuguese passport and my mom has South African passport - is a visa needed for Angola?
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South African citizen in UK on a student visa (less than 90 days left) travelling to Schengen Area [closed]

I am a South African citizen on a Tier 4 UK student visa which expires at the end of August. I am hoping to go to the Schengen area (Italy and then France) from 28 June to 4 July, but I noticed that ...
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Transit visa for UK if on Dutch residency permit [duplicate]

I am a South African living in the Netherlands on a residence permit. My husband is Dutch, and we are going on holiday to South Africa. I have a flight booked back from South Africa to Amsterdam, via ...
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Multiple Entry visa for parents visiting me in UK

I am a South African citizen currently living in the UK with a Tier 2 visa. My parents have recently moved to the Netherlands. If they want to visit us, they would need a visa. For this, I have a ...
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Does my spouse (non-EEA) with UK Residence card need a visa to spain? [duplicate]

I have an Italian passport, currently residing in the UK with my wife, who only has a South African passport & UK Residence card. We are planning on going to Spain for a week, however I have been ...
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Is a transit visa required at Abu Dhabi airport for South African citizens?

We are SA citizens traveling with Etihad Airlines. We have a 10 hour layover on our way back to SA from Thailand and I would like to book into one of the express hotels situated opposite the terminal ...
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Grace Period after visa expired

Im a South African and my visa will expire 2 days after my arrival in the UK. Is there a grace period or do I need permission before I can even travel? What's the process I have an emergency ?
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Do South Africans require any sort of visa for a 5 hour stop over in Abu Dhabi?

I have a 5 hour wait for my connecting flight in Abu Dhabi and was wondering whether I require any sort of visa. I have no intention of leaving the airport and I am a South African citizen. I am ...
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Can I travel to Poland to my husband without a Schengen visa or residence card?

I'm a South African living in Britain with my husband who is Polish. My visa has expired already, and I have not applied for my residence card yet. My husband has travelled to Poland to be with his ...
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Can I get a transit visa for Tokyo travelling from Shanghai?

South African travelling to Shanghai for holiday, I'd like to go to a show in Tokyo only for the day ...then fly back to Shanghai... will that be allowed at all ?
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Do I need a transit visa for a 23 hour layover in Amsterdam? [duplicate]

Does a South African citizen travelling from Canada to South Africa via Amsterdam, with a lay over of 23:50 need a transit visa?
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Can I apply for a new Schengen visa before my current multiple entry visa expires?

Hoping someone can help me figure out what to do. I've got a South African passport with a 90 days multiple entry Italian Schengen visa, expiring 14-03-2016. I'm currently in France till mid November ...
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Expired British passport and travel

My British passport has been expired for more than 10 years. Can I enter the UK with my South African passport? Will I be able to get a visa? Approximately a year ago, my husband and I traveled to ...
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Dual citizen return to home country (South Africa) on expired passport

What will happen if I arrive at the border with my expired South African passport? I can leave Australia on my current Australian passport so boarding the plane is not an issue, and South Africa ...
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South African passport holder traveling via Heathow to Ireland [duplicate]

My daughter is traveling from SA to Ireland Dublin via Heathrow . She will be catching a connecting flight to Dublin via an Irish airline What visa is required ?
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Schengen Visa for Gap Year

I am a South African hoping to obtain a Shengen Visa for 3 months. Seeing as I'm taking a gap year, I am currently not employed. Please indicate if any additional steps need to be taken. I have more ...
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My passport is stuck at US embassy due to visa printing delay and I have travel plans

I am a South African citizen who is currently resident in Berlin, Germany. I have a valid work/residence permit. I am planning on traveling to US in September and I applied for a non-immigrant visa ...
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schengen visa issued by French consulate in South Africa - free movement to Switzerland? [duplicate]

I am in France on a schengen tourism visa on my South African passport. My plans when I applied for the visa were to visit france, Germany and the Czech republic. Is there any reason why I would not ...
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Visa rules for South African nationals transiting through the US? [duplicate]

I am a South African travelling to Toronto, I have a visa for Canada but my flight back is from Toronto to Washington DC Dulles international airport onward to OR Tambo in Johannesburg. Do I need ...
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Transit visa for Munich [duplicate]

Do I need a visa on a South-African passport if in transit in Munich en route to St. Petersburg
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What are the best ways to travel indefinitely for a non-USA/EU citizen that has a guaranteed monthly income? [closed]

I'm a South African citizen with a job that allows me to work from any place that has a internet connection. I want to travel the world and I feel in my current situation that would be possible. I ...
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I've lost my South African passport and I had a German visa cause I've statyed in Berlin for a year, what must I do?

Can I apply for a new passport and take it to the German consulate in Pretoria and can they give me my old visa? A copy or duplicate of my old Visa?
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Can I travel by plane with my residence permit, ID card, Geprivelgeerde Dutch card from Holland to Budapest, with my expired passport?

I applied for my passport, but have not received it yet, I have to fly to Budapest next Thursday and are back on Sunday. I am flying from Schipol to Budapest. I have geprevligeerde Dutch ID card and ...
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South African living in UK, need a Schengen visa. Where do we apply please? SA consulate or country of visit? [closed]

Please can you let me know where I need to apply for a Schengen Visa, if I am living in the UK with a South African passport. We have indefinite leave to remain status at present. Do we apply at the ...
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Vacation in Dubai, then Seychelles, returning through Dubai. Will I need more than 1 visa (to Dubai)?

As a South-African citizen, I have received a valid 30-day tourist visa for Dubai, UAE. At the end of my vacation, I will be traveling on to the Seychelles for a few days, before returning home. My ...
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Travelling to the UK as a South African citizen - evidence for funds?

I'm a South African looking to go to the UK on a visitor visa for 6 months and will be staying with friends and family. On the visa page they say you need to prove you can support your self ...
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South African and EU dual citizenship travelling to the UK [duplicate]

I am traveling to the UK using my dual citizenship. When leaving South Africa, I will be using my SA passport which will have an "exit" stamp on it. But once I arrive in England I will be using my EU ...