Latest News - SA regulations for travelling with children


With effect 1 June 2015

South Africa's immigration laws have recently undergone an intense revision with newly appointed Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba saying the amendments are "in the best interest of South Africa's security and allows for efficient management of migration". The new regulations are to come into effect on 1 June 2015.

The department also expressed concern about the growing issue of child trafficking and has announced new requirements for adults travelling with children.

Important: if the travel date straddles the date of 1 June 2015, it is imperative to note that at the point of exit, the clients will be asked for these documents.

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Cape Town Tourism Child Laws Infographic (pdf)