Dominica visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Dominican Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 6 months

Entry Requirements

  • South Africa citizens can visit Dominica for a period of 6 months without a visa.
  • Intending visitors must have a passport valid for six months from the date of arrival into Dominica, with blank pages for entry and exit stamp. 
  • Prospective visitors must not be sanctioned and restricted or prohibited to enter into the EU, USA, UK and Canada, or else such a person won't be granted entry into Dominica.
  • Visitors must have a return and onward ticket and a proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay in Dominica.
  • South African nationals must have confirmation of accommodation arrangements in Dominica
  • Intending visitors can get to Dominica from any international airport in South Africa. There are International airports in Johannesburg, Bloemfontein and Cape Town.
  • South African Airways, Air France, Air Antilles Express and Iberia Airline are some of the carriers that fly from South Africa to Dominica.
  • The estimated flight time from Johannesburg to Roseau, Dominica, is 1 day, 4 hours, it is 1 day 6 hours from Cape Town, and 1 day 7 hours from Bloemfontein.
  • The official and most spoken language in Dominica is English. Some regions in Dominica speak a dialect called Kokoy.
  • Christianity is the prominent religion in Dominica. they consist majorly of Roman Catholics and Protestants. Islam, Buddhism, Baha'i, Hinduism constitute the minority.
  • The Eastern Caribbean dollar is the official currency in Dominica. Tourists can exchange their foreign currencies at banks and other exchange outlets in the country.
  • Tourist average daily cost is between $60-$200.
  • Dominica has a tropical climate. it is usually hot and humid all year round, with a relatively cool and dry season from January to mid-April and a hot, humid and rainy season from mid-June to mid-November.
  • Some of the special delicacies in Dominica include Manicou, Sorrel, codfish sandwich and rum.
  • Transportation in Dominica can be facilitated by taxis, car rentals and buses.
  • Dominica uses the Atlantic Standard Time (GMT-4) which put South Africa 6 hours ahead in time.
  • Type D and G are the power and socket plug types used in Dominica. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 50 Hz.
  • Tourists are advised to follow the instructions of local authorities and also monitor local news broadcasts.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is Dominica safe for tourists?

 Dominica is a safe island in the Caribbean, tourist-targeted crime is rare and residents are corporative towards tackling crime.

How much does the average Dominican vacation cost?

The average vacation costs $1,145 per person. The cost covers airfare, hotels, food, and activities. Vacations are expensive, but people still take them.

Is Dominica and the Dominican Republic the same?

Dominica and the Dominican Republic are two completely different countries that are not related to each other in any way, other than being in the same region (the West Indies).

What is the capital of Dominica?

The capital of Dominica is Roseau. It is the largest city in Dominica.

What language is spoken in Dominica?

English is the official language of Dominica and is universally spoken and understood. Some regions in Dominica speak a dialect called Kokoy.