Ireland visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Irish Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • South Africans visiting Ireland must have a passport valid for six months with three blank pages. 
  • South Africans visiting Ireland must have a proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay in Ireland. 
  • South Africans can visit Ireland for a duration of 90 days visa free.
  • South Africans visiting Ireland for holiday or business trip up to 90 days does not need a visa but a visa will be required if stay will exceed 90 days. 
  • South Africans visiting Ireland must show the following documents on arrival: Proof of accommodation, return airline ticket and a medical or travel insurance. 
  •  South Africans visiting Ireland must check for hepatitis A, rabies, hepatitis B, polio, measles, mumps, rubella, tetanus vaccination. 

Frequently Asked Questions

When is the best time to visit Ireland??
  • The best time to visit Ireland is between March to May and September to November.

What language is spoken in Ireland??
  • The official language spoken in Ireland is Irish (Gaelic). Other languages are: English and hiberno-English. 

How safe is Ireland??
  • Ireland is a safe place to visit but pretty crimes such as pickpocketing occurs, Tourists are advised to keep their belongings and ATM cards in a safe place. 

What currency is used here??

The Euro is the currency used in Ireland. 

What is Ireland known for??

Ireland is known for its Irish breweries like Guinness and Harp larger