Madagascar visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Malagasy Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 90 days

Entry Requirements

  • South African passport holders can stay visa-free for a duration of 90 days. 
  • Intending visitors can stay in Madagascar on a tourist or business visa. 
  • Visitors can enter Madagascar on a visa on arrival visa status. 
  • Your visa is valid for a maximum of 90 days. 
  • Your passport must be valid for six months with at least two blank pages. 
  • For entry into Madagascar, each visitor must have proof of onward or return ticket and two passport photographs. 
  • A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for visitors who stayed the last six days in infected countries.
  • Overstaying your visa may lead to detention and deportation. 

Frequently Asked Questions

How safe is Madagascar??

Madagascar is a safe travel destination for tourists to see. 

What happens if you overstay your visa??

If you overstay your visa, it may lead to detention and deportation. 

What is the processing time for a Madagascar visa??

The processing time for a Madagascar visa is 1 to 3 working days.

What is Madagascar known for??

Madagascar, the fourth largest island in the world is well known for pepper, vanilla & lemurs.

What language is spoken in Madagascar??
 Malagasy and  French are the official languages in Madagascar.