European countries visa requirements

Important Notice About the Visa Guide

The information provided here is to be used as a guide only. Please consult with the relevant embassy or your travel agency before you travel. We cannot take any responsibility whatsoever for the use of this information.

This information is based on the following assumptions:
  • This is for South African passport holders only
  • The requirements are based on tourist and not business applications
  • You have the necessary funds/ tickets/ paperwork
  • You are applying for a visa in South Africa

Visa Requirements by country

CountryRequiredNotesMore Info
Albaniayes  
AndorrayesSchengen Visa
Armeniayes  
AustriayesSchengen Visa
Azerbaijanyes  
Belarusyes   
BelgiumyesSchengen Visa
Bosniayes   
Bulgariayes  
Croatiayes   
Cyprusyes
Czech Republicyes   
Denmarkyes  
Estoniayes   
Finlandyes  
FranceyesSchengen Visa
Georgiayes  
GermanyyesSchengen Visa
Gibraltarno  
GreeceyesSchengen Visa
Hungaryyes
Icelandyes   
IrelandnoFor 3 month stay
ItalyyesSchengen Visa
Kiribatiyes  
LiechtensteinnoFor less than 3 months
Lithuaniayes  
LuxembourgyesSchengen Visa
Macedoniayes  
Maltayes   
Moldaviayes  
NetherlandsyesSchengen Visa
Norwayyes  
Polandyes   
PortugalyesSchengen Visa
Romaniayes   
Russiayes  
SlovakianoFor less than 30 day stay
Sloveniayes  
SpainyesSchengen Visa
Swedenyes  
SwitzerlandnoFor less than 90 day stay
Ukraineyes  
United KingdomyesFrom March 2009
Yugoslaviayes