Montserrat visa requirements for South Africans

Travel and visa requirements

Montserratian Visa is not required for South Africans

Stay Duration: 180 days

Entry Requirements

  • Montserrat tourist visa is not required for Citizens of South Africa for a stay up to 180 days.
  • Visitors are required to possess passports valid for the duration of stay.
  • Visitors are advised to leave at least one blank page of their passport for entry stamps.
  • No form of vaccination certificate is required from visitors upon entry.
  • There are no currency restrictions for entry and exit from Montserrat.
  • Monserrat’s crime rate is relatively low, however, crimes including murder, rape, armed robbery, petty street, automobile break-in and burglary do occur.
  • Pirated or Counterfeited goods are not allowed into the country.
  • Firearms and ammunition without prior permission or certification from your home country government is prohibited.
  • Public transportation system of Montserrat consists of minibuses and taxis.
  • There are no legal restrictions on same-sex sexual relation or the organisation of LGBTI events in Monserrat.
  • In Montserrat the power plugs and sockets are of type A and B. The standard voltage is 230 V and the standard frequency is 60 Hz.
  • Montserrat's climate is classified as tropical. Montserrat has a significant amount of rainfall during the year. This is true even for the driest month.
  • Montserrat Languages has two main languages; English, which is the official language and Montserrat Creole which is widely spoken in the island.
  • The Montserrat citizens are predominantly Christian, while the fewer proportion of the country’s population practice Rastafarian.
  • Tourism in Montserrat is characterized by Sun bathing on beaches, snorkeling underwater and Volcano adventures and sightseeing.
  • Montserrat uses the Atlantic Standard Time zone in (GMT-4), hence, South Africa is 6 hours ahead of Montserrat.
  • The north of the island is largely unaffected, and has black-sand beaches, coral reefs, cliffs and shoreline caves.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is it safe to travel to Montserrat?

Montserrat is generally a safe place. However in recent years, violent crimes have increased.

Where is Montserrat located?

Montserrat is a mountainous Caribbean island, part of the Lesser Antilles chain and a British Overseas Territory.

Is Montserrat volcano still active?

It is been relatively quiet since early 2010, the volcano continues to be closely monitored by the Montserrat Volcano Observatory.

Can I extend my stay in Montserrat?

It is possible to extend your stay for no more than 14 days by applying through the immigration department.