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Dialling Code (00253) Contact Details

French Consulate  

  CAPAGO: 087 742 2830
Visas Visas are required by SA passport holders.

For more information regarding food restrictions, passports/visa and pet travel enquiries, please contact the consulate/embassy – contact details above.

Health Requirements

Compulsory Vaccinations Yellow Fever (if coming from an affected area)
  Recommended Vaccinations

  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Tetanus
  • Polio


  • Malaria risk
  • Meningitis

  • Rabies

Documents Required

  • Valid passport of the driver
  • Certified copy of vehicle registration papers in the name of the driver 
  • Letter of authority from the registered owner if the vehicle is not owned by the driver
  • If vehicle is still being financed, carry a letter of authority from the bank (must include dates of travel) together with the vehicle license papers.   
  • Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory – obtained at the border post

  • ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store
  • International Driving Permit: Recommended


Djibouti Franc (DJF)