Montserrat visa requirements for South Africans
Travel and visa requirements
Montserratian Visa is not required for South Africans
Stay Duration: 180 days
- 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.