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Dialling Code (00291) Contact Details

Eritrea Embassy


+27 (012) 333-1302
SA Representative  

Tel: +0291 1525-17/39

Email: saemb.consul@yahoo.com


Visas Visas are required by ALL 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 ( depends on country of origin )
Recommended Vaccinations  

  • Typhoid
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Tetanus
  • Meningitis



  • Malaria risk
  • Rabies
  • Polio


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.
  • If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle: Please carry an affidavit from the police giving you authorisation from the owner / financial institution to take the vehicle abroad
  • Third-Party Insurance: Compulsory – obtained at the border post
  • ZA Sticker: Available at any AA Accredited Sales Agent store
  • International Driving Permit: Recommended





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