The following countries do not need visas for visits up to 90 days.
Andorra, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Malta, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Paraguay, Portugal, San Marino, Singapore, Spain, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sweden, Switzerland, Tanzania, Trinidad and Tobago, United Kingdom, United States of America, Uruguay, Venezuela, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Nationals from the following countries get 30 days.
Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Gabon, Guyana, Hong Kong, Hungary, Jordan, Lesotho, Macau, Malaysia, Malawi, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Poland, Seychelles, Slovak Republic, South Korea, Swaziland, Thailand and Turkey.
NOTE: All under 18's must have a full birth certificate with both parents names printed. If the child is not travelling with both parents then legal documents outlining both parents must be accompanied.
These documents are needed for both entry and exit of South Africa.
Child Immigration South Africa
You may be required to show an return or onward ticket when entering.
South African visa information
Foreign Embassies and Consulates in South Africa
South African Embassies and Consulates
Official Tourism website
An up to date site with South African visa information