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New immigration regulations for children travelling to South Africa

New visa regulations announced for families travelling to South Africa.
New visa regulations announced for families travelling to South Africa. Image by flowcomm / CC BY 2.0

Parents travelling with children to South Africa should be aware that as of 1 June 2015 they will need to carry each child’s unabridged birth certificate (in addition to a visa, if required). Single parents will also be required to produce a parental consent affidavit from the child’s other parent, or a court order giving them permission to travel with the child. Read more: gov.uk