International passenger flights to and from South Africa are permitted, subject to the following conditions:


(a) A traveller must provide a valid certificate with a negative COVID-19 test outcome, recognised by the World Health Organisation, or equivalent local accredited authority, obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of travel. South African Authorities reserve the right to verify the authenticity of the presented certificate; (SEE Airline restrictions)
(b) in the event of the traveller's failure, for whatever reason, to submit a valid negative test certificate in terms of paragraph (a), upon arrival in South Africa, the traveller shall be required to do an antigen test at his or her own costs;
(c) in the event of the traveller testing positive for COVID -19, he or she shall be required to isolate him or herself, at his or her own cost, for 10 days;
(d) a passenger is required to wear a face mask at all times, may only remove a face mask during an emergency or when instructed by cabin crew to take it off and must observe social distancing;
(e) a child under the age of six years may be exempted from wearing a face mask;
(f) a passenger who is unable to wear a face mask due to an underlying medical condition, must submit a medical certificate from a registered medical practitioner to the Operator prior to departure;
(g) an "immunity passport", "risk -free certificate" or "passport immunity" in respect of COVID -19 is not acceptable;
(h) an Operator shall not board any passenger without a valid negative COVID-19 certificate;
(i) a passenger in transit-
(i) must be in possession of a valid negative COVID-19 certificate, obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of travel, from an accredited laboratory

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