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Travel & Tourism

Applying for a Passport

If you're a South African citizen and planning on travelling to another country, you'll need a South African passport. 

Explore the West Coast

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Be a tourist in your own province and experience the beauty of the West Coast region. With the Atlantic Ocean as its western border, the Cape West Coast boasts many pristine, sandy white beaches and has a feast of attractions sure to suit the whole family.

Registration as a Tourist Guide

All tourist guides need to register as a Tourist Guide (Tourism Act 3, 2014).

South African visa requirements for overseas visitors

Are you planning to visit South Africa soon? Here's some helpful information before setting off on your travels.

Yellow fever certificates

Yellow fever is a disease caused by a virus transmitted through the bite of an infected mosquito. It’s called yellow fever because when the virus attacks the liver, the patient's skin and eyes turn yellow.  To prevent the spread of yellow fever, travellers entering and leaving countries affected by yellow fever need to be vaccinated against the virus. The risk of contracting yellow fever differs due to various factors, including the: