Macao visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Macanese Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 30 days

Entry Requirements

  • South Africans visiting Macao can stay for a period of 30 days visa free. 
  • South Africans visiting Macao must have a passport valid for six months on arrival in Macao. 
  • South Africans visiting Macao must have proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay in Macao. 
  • South Africans visiting Macao can apply for an extension of stay of up to 90 days at the immigration department before the expiry of the initial stay. 
  • South Africans visiting Macao with pets must have their pets vaccinated against rabies. A blood test will be conducted to check for rabies antibodies after which Macao veterinary certificate will be issued. 
  • South Africans visiting Macao for a period longer than 30 days can apply for a visa on arrival in Macao Embassy. 
  • South Africans visiting Macao should get vaccination for hepatitis A, typhoid, hepatitis B and rabies. 

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best time to visit Macao??
  • The best time to visit Macao is September to December during the countries autumn period. 

What is the language spoken in Macao??
  • The official language spoken in Macao is Cantonese(Chinese) and Portuguese. other spoken languages include: English and Mandarin.

How is Macao climate??
  • Macao has a humid and subtropical climate. During the country's raining season which is April-September the island is prone to becoming victim of typhoons. 

What are Macao popular dishes??
  • The popular dishes in Macao are: Portuguese egg tarts, pork chop buns, and macanese sawdust pudding. 

Is Macao safe to visit??

Macao is safe destination  for travelers to visit.