🇿🇦 South African passport

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South African passport lets you travel to 109 countries/territories without a prior visa.
It is ranked #54 in the world.
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Legend :
- your own country.
- countries/territories which you can visit without a visa, or you can obtain a visa on arrival.
- countries/territories which you can visit with an online registration.
- countries/territories which require you to get a visa prior to arrival.
- countries/territories which you cannot visit.
Visa-Free/Visa-on-arrival
🇦🇴 Angola90 days.
🇦🇬 Antigua and Barbuda6 months
🇦🇷 Argentina90 days.
🇦🇲 ArmeniaVisa on arrival for maximum 120 days. Foreign visitors who are eligible for visa on arrival are also eligible to apply for an e-visa.
🇧🇸 Bahamas3 months
🇧🇩 BangladeshVisa required.
🇧🇧 Barbados6 months
🇧🇿 BelizeVisa-free.
🇧🇯 Benin90 days
🇧🇲 Bermuda21 days.
🇧🇴 BoliviaVisa-free/Visa on arrival. Visa on arrival may cost around $100.
🇧🇼 Botswana90 days
🇧🇷 BrazilUp to 90 days.
🇻🇬 British Virgin Islands1 month.
🇰🇭 CambodiaVisa on arrival up to 30 days. eVisa available.
🇨🇻 Cape VerdeVisa on arrival for 90 days.
🇰🇾 Cayman Islands6 months
🇨🇱 ChileUp to 90 days. Fees may apply.
🇰🇲 ComorosVisa on arrival
🇨🇰 Cook Islands31 days.
🇨🇷 Costa Rica90 days
🇩🇯 DjiboutiVisa on arrival or eVisa
🇩🇲 Dominica3 to 6 months.
🇩🇴 Dominican RepublicVisa free/Tourist card on arrival for 90 days
🇪🇨 Ecuador90 days
🇸🇻 El Salvador90 days
🇪🇹 EthiopiaVisa on arrival at Addis Abada Bole International Airport for up to 3 months.
🇫🇰 Falkland Islands, Malvinas60 days.
🇫🇯 FijiUp to 4 months
🇬🇦 Gabon30 days
🇬🇲 GambiaVisa-free, 28 days.
🇬🇪 Georgia1 year
🇬🇭 GhanaVisa on arrival up to 30 days
🇬🇩 Grenada3 months
🇬🇹 Guatemala90 days
🇬🇾 GuyanaUp to 6 months
🇭🇹 Haiti3 months
🇭🇳 HondurasUp to 90 days
🇭🇰 Hong Kong30 days.
🇮🇩 IndonesiaVisa on arrival
🇮🇷 IranVisa on arrival/electronic visa, 30 days
🇮🇱 Israel3 months.
🇯🇲 Jamaica6 months
🇯🇴 JordanVisa on arrival
🇰🇪 KenyaUp to 90 days.
🇽🇰 Kosovo90 days within 6 months
🇰🇬 Kyrgyzstan Visa on arrival valid for a maximum stay of 30 days at Manas International Airport:
🇱🇦 LaosVisa on arrival for 30 days or eVisa
🇱🇸 Lesotho90 days.
🇲🇴 Macau30 days.
🇲🇬 MadagascarVisa on arrival or eVisa. 90 days, 30 days free of charge.
🇲🇼 Malawi90 days
🇲🇾 Malaysia90 days.
🇲🇻 Maldives30 days with possible extension.
🇲🇭 Marshall IslandsVisa on arrival up to 90 days
🇲🇷 MauritaniaVisa on arrival at Nouakchott International Airport.
🇲🇺 Mauritius90 days
🇫🇲 Micronesia30 days extendable up to 60 days.
🇲🇸 Montserrat6 months.
🇲🇿 Mozambique30-90 days, no visa required.
🇳🇦 Namibia3 months in 1 year.
🇳🇵 NepalUp to 150 days.
🇳🇮 Nicaragua90 days.
🇳🇺 Niue30 days.
🇴🇲 Oman14 days
🇵🇼 PalauVisa on arrival for 30 days.
🇵🇦 Panama180 days.
🇵🇾 Paraguay90 days.
🇵🇪 PeruUp to 183 days.
🇵🇭 Philippines30 days.
🇶🇦 Qatar30 days.
🇷🇪 Reunion3 months in a 6-month period
🇷🇺 Russia90 days.
🇷🇼 RwandaeVisa/visa on arrival.
🇰🇳 Saint Kitts and NevisUp to 3 months.
🇱🇨 Saint Lucia6 weeks.
🇻🇨 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines1 month
🇼🇸 Samoa60 days.
🇸🇳 SenegalVisa on arrival for 30 days
🇸🇨 Seychelles3 months
🇸🇱 Sierra LeoneVisa on arrival
🇸🇬 Singapore30 days
🇸🇴 SomaliaVisa on arrival at major airports.
🇰🇷 South Korea30 days
🇸🇿 Swaziland30 days
🇹🇿 Tanzania3 months.
🇹🇭 Thailand30 days.
🇹🇱 Timor-LesteVisa on arrival for 30 days.
🇹🇬 TogoVisa on arrival for 7 days, extension up to 90 days
🇹🇹 Trinidad and Tobago30-90 days.
🇹🇳 Tunisia90 days.
🇹🇨 Turks and Caicos Islands90 days.
🇹🇻 TuvaluVisa on arrival for 1 month.
🇺🇬 Uganda3 months visa on arrival. eVisa available.
🇺🇾 Uruguay90 days
🇻🇺 Vanuatu30 days
🇻🇪 VenezuelaUp to 90 days.
🇿🇲 Zambia90 days visa exempt.
🇿🇼 Zimbabwe3 months visa exemption
Electronic Authorization
🇧🇭 BahraineVisa valid for 14 days
🇬🇼 Guinea-BissaueVisa/Visa on arrival for 90 days.
🇮🇳 IndiaeTouristVisa 4 days before travel, up to 30 days. Not available if Pakistani origin.
🇲🇲 MyanmareVisa up to 28 days.
🇵🇬 Papua New GuineaeVisa valid for 30 days
🇱🇰 Sri LankaElectronic visa up to 30 days.
🇹🇯 TajikistaneVisa for 60 days.
🇹🇷 Turkey90 days within 180 days eVisa or visa on arrival.
🇺🇦 UkraineElectronic visa for 30 days.
🇺🇿 UzbekistaneVisa up to 30 days
Visa required prior to arrival
🇦🇫 AfghanistanVisa required.
🇦🇱 AlbaniaVisa required
🇩🇿 AlgeriaVisa required
🇦🇸 American SamoaVisa required
🇦🇮 AnguillaVisa required
🇦🇼 ArubaVisa required
🇦🇺 AustraliaVisa required
🇦🇹 AustriaVisa required
🇦🇿 Azerbaijan30 day ASAN eVisa, currently suspended due to COVID-19 pandemic
🇧🇾 BelarusVisa required
🇧🇪 BelgiumVisa required
🇧🇹 BhutanVisa required
🇧🇶 Bonaire, Sint Eustatius and SabaVisa required
🇧🇦 Bosnia and HerzegovinaVisa required
🇧🇳 BruneiVisa required
🇧🇬 BulgariaVisa required
🇧🇫 Burkina FasoVisa required
🇧🇮 BurundiVisa required
🇨🇲 CameroonVisa required
🇨🇦 CanadaVisa required
🇨🇫 Central African RepublicVisa required
🇹🇩 ChadVisa required
🇨🇳 ChinaVisa required
🇨🇴 ColombiaVisa required
🇨🇬 Congo RepublicVisa required
🇨🇮 Cote d'IvoireVisa required. May apply for e-Visa
🇭🇷 CroatiaVisa required
🇨🇺 CubaVisa required
🇨🇼 CuracaoVisa required
🇨🇾 CyprusVisa required
🇨🇿 Czech RepublicVisa required
🇨🇩 Democratic Republic of the CongoVisa required
🇩🇰 DenmarkVisa required
🇪🇬 EgyptNot able to obtain electronic visa.
🇬🇶 Equatorial GuineaVisa required.
🇪🇷 EritreaVisa required
🇪🇪 EstoniaVisa required
🇫🇮 FinlandVisa required
🇫🇷 FranceVisa required
🇬🇫 French GuianaVisa required
🇵🇫 French PolynesiaVisa required
🇩🇪 GermanyVisa required
🇬🇮 GibraltarVisa required
🇬🇷 GreeceVisa required
🇬🇵 GuadeloupeVisa required
🇬🇺 GuamVisa required
🇬🇳 GuineaVisa required
🇭🇺 HungaryVisa required
🇮🇸 IcelandVisa required
🇮🇶 IraqVisa required
🇮🇪 IrelandVisa required
🇮🇹 ItalyVisa required
🇯🇵 JapanVisa required
🇰🇿 KazakhstanVisa required
🇰🇮 KiribatiVisa required
🇰🇼 KuwaitVisa required
🇱🇻 LatviaVisa required
🇱🇧 LebanonVisa required
🇱🇷 LiberiaVisa required
🇱🇾 LibyaVisa required.
🇱🇹 LithuaniaVisa required
🇱🇺 LuxembourgVisa required
🇲🇰 MacedoniaVisa required
🇲🇱 MaliVisa required
🇲🇹 MaltaVisa required
🇲🇶 MartiniqueVisa required
🇾🇹 MayotteVisa required
🇲🇽 MexicoVisa required
🇲🇩 MoldovaVisa required, eVisa available.
🇲🇳 MongoliaVisa required
🇲🇪 MontenegroVisa required
🇲🇦 MoroccoVisa required
🇳🇷 NauruVisa required
🇳🇱 NetherlandsVisa required
🇳🇨 New CaledoniaVisa required
🇳🇿 New ZealandVisa required
🇳🇪 NigerVisa required
🇳🇬 NigeriaVisa required
🇳🇫 Norfolk IslandVisa required
🇰🇵 North KoreaVisa required
🇲🇵 Northern Mariana IslandsVisa required
🇳🇴 NorwayVisa required
🇵🇰 PakistanVisa required.
🇵🇱 PolandVisa required
🇵🇹 PortugalVisa required
🇵🇷 Puerto RicoVisa required
🇷🇴 RomaniaVisa required
🇧🇱 Saint BarthelemyVisa required
🇲🇫 Saint Martin, French PartVisa required
🇵🇲 Saint Pierre and MiquelonVisa required
🇸🇹 Sao Tome and PrincipeVisa required, eVisa may be available.
🇸🇦 Saudi ArabiaVisa required
🇷🇸 SerbiaVisa required
🇸🇽 Sint Maarten, Dutch PartVisa required
🇸🇰 SlovakiaVisa required
🇸🇮 SloveniaVisa required
🇸🇧 Solomon IslandsVisa required
🇸🇸 South SudanVisa required, electronic visa possible.
🇪🇸 SpainVisa required
🇸🇩 SudanVisa required
🇸🇷 SurinameVisa required
🇸🇪 SwedenVisa required
🇨🇭 SwitzerlandVisa required
🇸🇾 SyriaVisa required
🇹🇼 TaiwanVisa required
🇹🇴 TongaVisa required
🇹🇲 TurkmenistanVisa required
🇦🇪 United Arab EmiratesVisa required
🇬🇧 United KingdomVisa required
🇺🇸 United StatesVisa required
🇻🇮 US Virgin IslandsVisa required
🇻🇳 VietnamVisa required
🇼🇫 Wallis and FutunaVisa required
🇾🇪 YemenVisa required