South Africa: New Requirements For Travel with Children

Dear Valued Customer,

As our valued customers, we thought it would be important to inform you about the change to Section 7 of the South African Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002).

As of 01 October 2014, there will be new requirements introduced by the South African Department of Home Affairs for additional documentation needed by persons under the age of 18 years for travel to and from South Africa.

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


For further information and assistance please contact:
1. the South African Department of Home Affairs, 0800 60 11 90 (toll free from South Africa); or
2. visit the  Department of International Relations and Cooperations

The South African Airways Team

Information courtesy of the South African Airways