passport of South Africa

South Africa Passport

Passport rankings out of 193 countries

Freedom of travel85

Asset protection63

Quality of life103

"Plan B"82

About South Africa

A state in southern Africa. It borders on Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Eswatini. It is washed by the waters of the Atlantic and Indian oceans. The Republic of South Africa (South Africa) is the most economically developed country on the continent and the only African country participating in the G20.

Manganese, platinum, gold, vanadium, zirconium, coal and other minerals are mined in South Africa. Only 15% of the country’s area is suitable for agriculture, but thanks to the developed agricultural technology, South Africa covers its food needs and grows about 140 types of fruits for export. In addition, winemaking, fishing, forestry and tourism are developing in the country.


116.4 million



Official language

English, Afrikaans, Venda +8 languages

GDP per capita


Time zone



South African rand

Grounds for obtaining a South Africa passport

South Africa allows dual citizenship

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Birth to citizens of the country

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Marriage to a citizen of the country

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Work for the country's government

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Estimated time: 10 years

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Parents citizenship

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Special conditions

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Special services to the state

Obtaining a South Africa passport by naturalization: requirements for applicants

Knowledge of state language

Assimilation or cultural knowledge

Stable financial status

Good health

No criminal records