90 Countries South Africans Can Visit Without a Visa

South Africa has access to 90 countries, according the 2017 edition of the Passport Index released by Arton Capital, the global financial advisory firm specializing in residence and citizenship investor programs around the world. The index looked at 199 passports from around the world, and outlines and ranks the countries which visitors may enter without a visa.

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South Africa ranked 54th in the list of most powerful passports in the world in the annual Henly & Partners Visa Restrictions Index. Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba announced that following New Zealand’s withdrawal of granting South African’s visa free travel citing fraudulent passports, that South Africa withdrew it’s visa free exemption for New Zealand.

Germany ranked the highest, with access to 157 countries, while Afganistan ranked the lowest, with access to only 21 countries without a visa.

Countries that South Africans have access to without applying for a visa are as follows:

Visa-free entry

Antigua and BarbudaFijiLesothoSingapore
ArgentinaGabonMacaoSouth Korea
BahamasGeorgiaMalawiSt. Vincent and the Grenadines
BarbadosGrenadaMalaysiaSwaziland
BelizeGuatemalaMozambiqueTanzania
BeninGuyanaNamibiaThailand
BotswanaHaitiNicaraguaTrinidad and Tobago
BrazilHondurasPalestinian TerritoriesTunisia
ChileHong KongPanamaUruguay
ColombiaIndonesiaParaguayVanuatu
Costa RicaIrelandPeruVenezuela
DominicaIsraelPhilippinesZambia
Dominican RepublicJamaicaSaint Kitts and NevisZimbabwe
EcuadorKenyaSaint Lucia
El SalvadorKosovo

Visa on entry

ArmeniaGuinea-BissauMauritaniaSeychelles
BoliviaIranMauritiusTajikistan
BurundiJordanMicronesiaTimor-Leste
CambodiaKyrgyzstanNepalTogo
Cape VerdeLaosOmanTurkey
ComorosMadagascarPalauTuvalu
DjiboutiMaldivesRwandaUganda
EthiopiaMarshall IslandsSamoa

Electronic Travel Authority (eTA) entry

IndiaSri Lanka

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