WERA 2018 WORLD CONGRESS   |   3-5 August 2018    |   CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA

 


 

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VISA REQUIREMENTS

 

Requirements for visitor’s visas differ from country to country (click here to see which countries are currently exempt), and the requirements are subject to change.
Visas are not issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board.

 

IMPORTANT

•    Every visitor to South Africa must have a valid passport.
•    Passports should have at least 2 completely empty pages otherwise entry may be

      denied.
•    Passports must be valid for at least 6 months after your intended date of departure.
•    Delegates requiring visas, and who intend taking tours to neighbouring Southern

      African countries, are advised to secure a multiple entry visa.
•   Tourists must satisfy immigration officers that they have the means of support for

     the duration of their stay in the country, andreturn /onward tickets.
•    Visas cannot be obtained on arrival.
•    Depending on your nationality, and the purpose and duration of your visit, you may

      not need a visa to visit South Africa.
•    Yellow fever certificates are required if the journey starts or entails passing through

      the yellow fever belt of Africa or South America.

 

Get your visa before leaving for South Africa

If you are subject to visa requirements, you should apply for your visa at least four weeks BEFORE your departure for South Africa, and await the outcome of your application before departing. Visas are NOT issued at South African ports of entry, and airline officials are obliged to insist on visas before allowing passengers to board. If you arrive without a visa, immigration officials are obliged by law to refuse you entry to South Africa and to place you on a return flight to your country.

 

Please note: New requirements, introduced by the South African Department of Home Affairs from 1 June 2015, specify that all minors (children under 18 years) are required to produce, in addition to their passport, an Unabridged Birth Certificate which shows the details of both parents for all international travel to and from South Africa.

 

Important Dates

Submission starts

6 November 2017

Submission ends

30 April 2018

(Extended)

Decisions announced

30 May 2018

Early bird registration

January 2018 - 13 June 2018

Registration

14 June - 31 July 2018

Submission of final papers 

2 July 2018

WERA conference

3 August - 5 August 2018

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