The Department of Home Affairs has announced the relaxation of some international travel requirements for children going through South African ports of entry.
The revised conditions are contained in the Government Gazette titled “Draft First Amendment of the Immigration Regulations, 2014 made under the Immigration Act”.
From the beginning of December 2018, certain categories of child travellers will be exempt from presenting supporting documents at ports of entry. However, travellers are urged to carry these documents because they may be requested in certain instances.
Travel requirements for children have been changed in ways which include the following;
For travellers coming to South Africa,