Travelling Abroad South Africa


You can carry a one-month supply of pharmaceutical drugs or medicines for personal use when traveling to South Africa.

If you have additional medication beyond this limit, you must provide a letter or certified prescription from a registered physician/doctor and declare these medications.

It’s recommended to carry a letter from your doctor when traveling with prescription-only medicines.

For a comprehensive list of prohibited and restricted goods, please refer to the South African Revenue Service website.


Necessary Details

Contact Details/Documents

High Commission:


Medical: Legal

Recreational: Legal

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