New requirements, introduced by the South African Department of Home Affairs from 1 December 2018, specify that all minors (children under 18 years) may be required to produce, in addition to their passport, an Unabridged Birth Certificate or passport which shows the details of both parents for all international travel to and from South Africa. Additional supporting documents may be required should they fall in a specific category. Customers are urged to obtain more information prior to travel.

Further documentation may be required. For full details please visit the Department of Home Affairs website.

Travellers will be asked to produce the required documentation at check-in for each flight.

Important contact information:

  1. The South African Department of Home Affairs,0800 60 11 90 (toll free from South Africa)
  2. Your local South African Embassy.