Please ensure that your passport is valid for at least 6 months after your date of exit.
As visa requirements vary considerably, please contact the various embassies or a visa service agent for the visa requirements.
Below we have given you the contact details for the embassies/consulates in South Africa as well as the standard requirements. Please note though that visas are the responsibility of the traveler, and should be applied for in good time. Please make 100% sure that you are in possession of the relevant visas, as Out of Africa Safaris will not be held responsible should you be denied access to any country.
You must be in possession of a valid onward/return air ticket or proof of other means of transport enabling you to leave the country in which your safari ends. Alternatively you must have proof of sufficient funds (e.g. credit card) enabling you to purchase an air ticket to leave the country.
Should the safari you are joining be re-entering a country be sure to have a multiple entry visa that enables you to re-enter the country.
VCertain nationalities require visas for Botswana. Please note that these visas take approximately 14 – 30 working days to issue depending on the nationality.
Botswana Consulate in SA: Tel ++27 (0)21 4211045 Fax ++27 (0)21 4031384
All foreign passport holders with the exception of most citizens of the commonwealth countries have to obtain a visa for Zambia. Please check with the embassy. Our groups mostly purchase the visas at the border, it costs you 50 US$.
Zambian High Commission: Tel (012) 3261847 Fax (012) 326026
Certain nationalities require visas for Namibia. Passports must be valid at least 6 months after date of entry.
Namibia Tourism Board: Tel (021) 4223298 Fax (021) 4215840
Certain nationalities require visas, departure permits and/or re-entry permits into South Africa.
Swasiland Consulate: Tel (011) 4032050/36 ax (011) 4037473
Certain nationalities require visas, departure permits and / or re-entry permits into South Africa.
Lesotho High Commission: Tel (012) 467648 Fax (012) 467649
Certain nationalities require visas for Mozambique.
Mozambique Consulate in SA: Tel (021) 4262944
Certain nationalities e.g. Swiss and Austrian require visas for Malawi.
Malawi Consulate: Tel (011) 2348577