Middle Eastern 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
BahrainyesIssued on arrival
IranyesNot possible with Israeli stamps in passport
IraqyesNot possible with Israeli stamps in passport
IsraelnoFor 90 day stay
Jordanyes  
Kuwaityes  
Lebanonyes  
OmanyesNot possible with Israeli stamps in passport
Qataryes  
Saudi ArabiayesNot possible with Israeli stamps in passport
SyriayesNot possible with Israeli stamps in passport
Turkeyyes
United Arab Emiratesyes  
YemenyesNot possible with Israeli stamps in passport