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Crossborder Information

 USD is the preferred currency to use when traveling in Africa. In North Africa (North of Sudan and Nigeria) the preferred currency is Euro. Always try and carry small denominations as they usually don’t have
change but keep in mind that money changers and banks prefer $50 or $100 denominations
 Credit cards – VISA credit cards are the preferred credit card - Mastercard not usually accepted.
 For updated medical travel advise and vaccinations, contact any Netcare Travel Clinic (012) 644 3700 – see www.travelclinic.co.za for branch details.
 3rd Party Insurance is compulsory for every country. The “Comesa Yellow Card Insurance”, which is 3rd Party for all countries, may be purchased in Zambia, details as follows: Zambia State Insurance, Premium
House Building, Independence Avenue, Gr. Flr, Lusaka, Tel no. +260 1 229343 (in Lusaka) – contact person is Crispin Sakala, or Zimbabwe, Eagle Insurance Co. in Harare. West Africa uses different third party
insurance, it’s called Carte Brune and is obtainable at most insurance companies in the region.
 Park fees – remember to budget for park fees if going into Tanzania – approximately USD40 per vehicle and USD20 – USD50 per person per day, depending on reservation
 If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, you should obtain a letter of authorization from the owner / financial institution.
 Ensure that your passport is valid.
 Visas – you may contact The Visa Shop on (011) 341-0837 or (021) 421-1059 or (031) 304-1419 – visas to African countries are their specialty.
 All fees mentioned may change at any time and should be used only as a guideline.

Health Requirements Currency


Country Consulate / Embassy Visas Documents required AA Club

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
License papers (must be accompanied by a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow
Angola Embassy take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and New Kwanza
Fever & Cholera
(012) 342 4404 license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) (AOA)
Are required by SA Recommended Vaccinations:
Angola If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
passport holders Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus & Polio
Consulate giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Dialling code
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis &
(011) 622 6025 ZA Sticker (purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store) (+244)
bottled water
International Driving Permit - recommended
Consulate near border Post in Santa Clara (+ 244) 65 221799

Valid passport
Pula (BWP)
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
Botswana Consulate General
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
(011) 403 3748/9 Dialling code
license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
(+267)
If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
Department of Tourism:
Compulsory vaccinations: None giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad)
(+ 267) 395-3024
Not required by SA Recommended Vaccinations: Border charge: Vehicle registered in the SACU - SA, Namibia, Botswana, Lesotho &
Botswana
passport holders Hepatitis A & Tetanus Swaziland are charged the following fees:
Botswana Tourist Board
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis P50 – RTP Road Permit (P90 charged if a return trip – P50 is for a single entry)
(+ 267) 391 3111
P20 – NRF Road Fund - Safety Token (valid for 1 year - The P20 tax is paid yearly &
expires on the 31st December each year (charges can only be paid in Pula – P20 will also be
SA representative:
charged on a trailer)
Email: sahcgabs@botsnet.bw
3rd Party Insurance P50 – Motor Vehicle Insurance (valid for 90 days)
ZA Sticker (purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store)
International Driving Permit (recommended)

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za
Health Requirements Currency
Country Consulate / Embassy Visas Documents required AA Club

Customs (border post) - -Martinsdrift Tel: (+ 267) 4915910 (ask for a cashier)
Martinsdrift border post – tel no. (014) 767 1164
Customs Head Office Tel: (00 267) 364-2100
Police at the Martinsdrift border post – tel no. (014) 767 1164

Boat Permit – Application to be made to: Tel no. (+267) 3607100 & fax no. (+267) 3607160 –
contact Foreign Travel Dept on 011 799 1042 for copy of application for permit – once
completed to be faxed back to them. The fee of Pula 44 must be
couriered to them on following address: Department of Water Affairs, Old Lobatse Road, Plot
no. 25019, Block A, Second Floor, Office no. 228.Gaborone, Botswana.

Valid passport
Embassy of Burundi Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow
(012) 342 4881 / 3 License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to Burundi Franc
Fever
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and (BIF)
Recommended Vaccinations:
SA representative for Burundi license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
Are required by SA Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus,
Burundi (+ 257) 248 220 If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police Dialling code
Passport holders Cholera, Polio & Meningitis
Email: mdu@usan-bu.net giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) (+257)
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis.
Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA
Bottled water. Avoid buffets, salads &
(which is a 3rd party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
Ice
ZA Sticker- purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
International Driving Permit (recommended)

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
Embassy Dem. Rep. Of License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow
Congo take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and Franc Congolaise
Fever & Cholera
0792941446 license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) (CDF)
Recommended Vaccinations:
(012) 344 6475 / 6 If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
Dem. Rep. Of Are required by SA Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus, Polio &
giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Dialling code
Congo Passport holders Meningitis
SA representative for DRC Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA (+243)
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis.
(+ 243) 81 700 5291 / 2 (which is a 3rd party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
Bottled water. Avoid Buffets, Salads
Email: cgafsud@ic-lubum.cd Carnet de Passage - recommended - will facilitate border crossing
& ice
ZA Sticker -purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
International Driving Permit (recommended)

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
Fever (if coming from an endemic take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and Djibouti Franc
French Consulate
country) license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) (DJF)
(011) 778-5600 Are required by SA
Djibouti Recommended Vaccinations: If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
Passport holders
Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus & Polio giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Dialling code
(012 )423 1575
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis. Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA (+253)
Bottled water. (which is a 3rd party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
ZA Sticker- purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
International Driving Permit (recommended)

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za
Health Requirements Currency
Country Consulate / Embassy Visas Documents required AA Club

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
Automobile & Touring Club
Tourism queries If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow of Egypt Egyptian Pound
Egypt Embassy giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad. Both
Fever (if coming from an infected 10 Kasr El Nile Street (EGP)
(012) 343-1590/1 bank letter and license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
Are required by ALL area) Cairo
Carnet de Passage – cannot enter Egypt without the carnet – carnet must be in the name of
passport holders, Recommended Vaccinations: Tel: (+20 2) 25 74 33 55 Dialling code
Egypt the driver - ( AASA will require a deposit/guarantee of 200% value of vehicle )
whether traveling as a Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus & or 25 74 31 7676 (+202)
SA representative for Egypt For more info visit www.aa.co.za - application forms can be downloaded from website
tourist or on business Cholera Email:
(+202) 359 4365 Egyptian Customs charge approximately R500 for stamping carnet document – clearing can
Precautions: Malaria in Srutun Park & autoclubegypt@link.net
Email: take up to 1 week.
Red Sea. Bottled water. Contact: Mrs. Zeinab
saembcai@tedata.net.eg Entry Permit issued at border (fee is levied according to engine capacity – valid for 3 months)
Hussein
Temporary Egyptian plates are affixed to every vehicle at the frontier post. Deposit for the
plates is payable. Plates must be surrended when vehicle leaves Egypt.
Ferry from Sudan to Egypt at Wadihalf – USD645
ZA Sticker (purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store)
International Driving Permit (compulsory)
Valid passport
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
Eritrea Embassy
Fever License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
(012) 333 1302
Recommended Vaccinations: take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and Nakfa (ERN)
Are required by ALL Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus, license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
Eritrea SA representative
passport holders Cholera, & Meningitis If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police Dialling code
(+291) 1 150 400 ext
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis. giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) (+291)
2282/2283
Bottled water. Avoid buffets, salads & Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA
Email: saemb@eol.com.er
Ice (which is a 3rd party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
ZA Sticker- purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
Ethiopia Embassy
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
(012) 346 3542 / 2947 Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow
license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) Birr (ETB)
Fever
If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
SA representative for Ethiopia Recommended Vaccinations:
Are required by ALL giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Dialling code
Ethiopia (+25 11) 713 034/5 Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus,
passport holders Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA (+251)
Email: Meningitis & Cholera
(which is a 3rd party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
sa.embassy.addis@telcom.net Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis in
Vehicle Declaration Form stamped by Ethiopian Embassy where visa was obtained
.et Southern areas
ZA Sticker- purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
Carnet de Passage – recommended

Ministry of Revenue – + 251 114667324

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za
Health Requirements Currency
Country Consulate / Embassy Visas Documents required AA Club

Valid Passport Automobile Association of


Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post) Kenya
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to AA House, Airport North
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and Rd, Off Mombasa Road
Kenya High Commission license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) Nairobi
(012) 362-2249 / 50 / 51 If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police Contact – Monica
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow Kenyan Shilling
giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Wahome
Fever (KES)
SA representative Not required by SA Third Party Insurance – compulsory – fee is between Ksh 2000 or USD 20 Tel: (+254 20) 825 060 /
Recommended Vaccinations:
(+254) 20 282 7100 Passport holders AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA (which is a 3rd party policy that covers 825 067
Kenya Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus, Dialling code
Email: (provided visit is not numerous countries in Africa) m.wahome@aakenya.co.k
Cholera & Meningitis (+254)
sahc@africaonline.co.ke longer than 30 days) Carnet de Passage – compulsory – for more info visit www.aa.co.za - application forms can be e
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis.
downloaded from website www.aakenya.co.ke
Bottled water.
Foreign vehicle permit – pd in USD – fee between USD 20 up – valid for 3 months
ZA Sticker- purchased at any TE Store / AA Autoshop / Head Office Members from foreign
International Driving Permit (recommended) clubs may be provided
services at the same
Border Post Tel: (+ 254 202) 310900 discounts the AA of Kenya
members enjoy.

Valid passport
Lesotho High Commission
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
(012) 460-7648 / 0
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to Loti (LSL)
Fever (if coming from an endemic take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
Lesotho Consulate
Not required by SA country) license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) Dialling code
Lesotho (011) 339 3653 / 4083
Passport holders Recommended Vaccinations: If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police (+266)
Hepatitis A & Tetanus giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad)
SA representative
Toll gate fee – R5
(+266) 22 31 4700
ZA Sticker- purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
Email: sahcmas@leo.co.ls

Valid passport
Malawi High Commission:
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
(012) 342-0146
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
Malawi consulate: AA Malawi Kwacha (MWK)
Fever (if coming from an endemic license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
(011) 803-4919 Total F/Stn
country) If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
Convention Drive Dialling code
Not required by SA Recommended Vaccinations: giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad)
Malawi Tourist Office: (011) 234 Lilongwe (265)
Passport holders Hepatitis A, Tetanus & Meningitis Third Party Insurance – 6000 Malawi Kwacha (valid for 30 days – extend if stay is longer) - .
8577/8 Malawi
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA (which is a 3rd party policy that covers
malawicons@mweb.co.za Tel: (+265) 1 771 732
Bottled water. numerous countries in Africa)
Contact: Caz Cranko
Carnet de Passage – recommended or 1200 MK for TIP
SA representative:
ZA Sticker (purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store)
(+265) 1 773 722
sahc@malawi.net
Malawi Revenue Authority: – (+ 265) 1622588

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za
Health Requirements Currency
Country Consulate / Embassy Visas Documents required AA Club

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable by police at the Lebombo border
post)
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
Moz. Consulate-General license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
(011) 327-5704 If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
Automobile & Touring Club
giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad)
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow of Mocabique
Moz. Embassy Third Party Insurance - compulsory (purchase at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store –
Fever (if coming from an endemic Eduardo Mondlane Metical (MZM)
(012) 401-0300 R160.00 –valid for 30 days)
Not required by SA country) Avenue, 1938 R/C
Red Warning triangles - x1 set required (does not need to be displayed on car)
passport holders for Recommended Vaccinations: Tel: +258 21 326 220 Dialing code
Mozambique Moz National Tourist Co. Reflective Jacket – If more than 2 people in the car, the x2 jackets will be required (use if
tourism purposes for a Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus & Email: (258)
changing a tyre, at a accident scene or if loading)
stay of up to 30 days Meningitis atcmoz@yahoo.com or
SA representative Immigration fee per person – R12.00
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis & atcmoz@tdm.co.mz
(+258 21) 49 1614 Temporary Impot permit for vehicle – cost is R15
bottled water
Email: Yellow & blue Mozambique warning triangle – x2 stickers required if towing a trailer. Must
Website: atcmoz.org.mz
consular@tropical.co.mz be displayed - 1x in front of vehicle (on bumper) & x1 in rear of trailer.
ZA Sticker- purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
International Driving Permit (recommended)
Komati border Post - tel no. (+ 25821) 550010
Lebombo border Post - tel no. (013) 793 7201
Lebombo Police at border post – tel no. (013)793 7311

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad)
Namibia High Commission
Cross border charge fee: for vehicle – R160 & for trailer R100
(012) 481-9100
Not required by SA Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow Carnet de Passage – only compulsory if vehicle is being shipped to Namibia – for more info
Carl List Haus 15
Passport holders if Fever (if coming from an endemic visit www.aa.co.za - application forms can be downloaded from website Namibian Dollar
Namibia Tourism Independence Ave
traveling as tourists country) Police Clearance certificate not required for temporary importation (only required if vehicle is (NAD)
Namibia (021) 422-3298 Fidel Castro Street
If going on business Recommended Vaccinations: being used for rental purposes or importer is in the country on a work permit)
Windhoek
for longer than 3 days, Hepatitis A & Tetanus Permit – allowed up to 3 months – if staying in Namibia for longer and are on a work permit,
SA representative Tel: (+264 61) 22 42 01
then a visa is required. Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis then a provisional payment of duties valued at 16.5% value of car has to be paid to customs –
(+264 61) 205 7111
refundable when car is exported from Namibia. The work permit must be shown on the
Email: sahcwin@ifrica.com.na
passport and a letter from the company in Namibia showing that you will be working for them.
ZA Sticker- purchased at any TE Store or AA Head Office in Kyalami

Customs Tel: (+ 264) 63 280023


Border Post: (+264) 63 297 147
Customs Windhoek: (+ 264) 61 2099 111
Roads Authority Namibia: (+264) 61 284 7215
Embassy of Rwanda Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow Franc (FRW)
(012) 342-6536 Not required by SA Fever
passport holders Recommended Vaccinations: Valid passport Dialing code
Rwanda
SA representative (provided stay is not Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus, Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post) (+250)
(+250) 583 185 longer than 3 months) Cholera, Polio & Meningitis License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
www.saembassy-kigali.org.rw Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis. take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za
Health Requirements Currency
Country Consulate / Embassy Visas Documents required AA Club

Bottled water. Avoid buffets, salads & license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
Ice If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad)
Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA
rd
(which is a 3 party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
ZA Sticker - purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
International Driving Permit (recommended)

Travel Vaccination Clinic


Dept. of Home Affairs (in A valid acceptable passport / travel document good for a sufficient period to cover the
(+27 11) 646-9098
South Africa) intended stay
Rand
Call centre: 0800 601190 Vehicle registration papers (if you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry a
South African High Yellow fever certificates are required if Denis Paxton House (ZAR)
(011) 8363228 / 8334006 letter of authorization from the owner/ financial institution)
Commission the journey starts or entails passing Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit
(012) 8108911 Carnet de Passage – (highly recommended for car registered outside the Common Customs
South Africa (in respective country) through the yellow fever belt of Africa Alandale Road Dialing code
http://www.home-affairs.gov.za Area (Lesotho, Swaziland, Namibia & Botswana) otherwise duties are payable to SARS on a
or South America Kyalami (+27)
SAD 500 form – clearing agent will be required) Carnet should be obtained from local motoring
A valid visa, if required Tel: + 27 11 799 1042
Sufficient funds club
For more information on whether
Beitbridge Border Post +27 15 530 0066
Vaccination Certificates are required,
A return / onward ticket
please go to www.dha.gov.za

Valid passport Sudanese Automobile &


Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post) Touring Club
Sudanese Embassy Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
(012) 342-4538 / 7903 Fever
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and Avenue Alamarat 5 Sudanese Dinar
Recommended Vaccinations:
license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) Khartoum (SDD)
SA representative Are required by SA Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus,
Sudan If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
(+249 183) 585 30 1 / 2 / 3 Passport holders Cholera, Polio & Meningitis
giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Tel no. +(249) 183 494 Dialing code
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis.
Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA 741 /183 494 743 (+249)
Bottled water.
(which is a 3rd party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
Avoid Salads & Ice
ZA Sticker - purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store Email: satc@almuhajir.sd
International Driving Permit (recommended)

Valid Passport
High Commission
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
(012) 344-1910 /17 / 24
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
Swaziland Tourist Authority
license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
+268 404-9693/75 Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow
If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
www.welcometoswaziland.co Fever (if coming from an endemic
giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Lilangeni (SZL)
m Not required by SA country)
3rd Party Insurance – included in the price of fuel – no document required
Swaziland secretary@tourismauthority.or Passport holders Recommended Vaccinations:
Road Tax payable – R50.00
g.sz Hepatitis A & Tetanus
14% Tax charged on goods brought in for personal use – no charge on first R1000, thereafter
SA representative Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis.
charge applicable on excess of R1000 – not refundable
(+268) 404 4651-4
14% Tax charged on goods from Commercial purposes – not refundable
sahc@africaonline.co.sz
ZA Sticker - purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
Border post tel no. + 268 404-6922 / 404-5370

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za
Health Requirements Currency
Country Consulate / Embassy Visas Documents required AA Club

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
Tanzania High Commission
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
(012) 342-4393 / 4371
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and Tanzania Shilling
Automobile Association of
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) (TZS)
Tanzania Tourist Board Tanzania
Fever If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
+ 255 211-1244 Magore Street Upanga
Recommended Vaccinations: giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Dialing code
www.tanzaniatouristboard.com Are required by SA Burhani complex unit 14
Tanzania Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus & Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA (+255)
Passport holders rd Dar Es Salaam
Meningitis (which is a 3 party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
SA representative Tel: (+255 22) 215 18 37
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis. Carnet de Passage - highly recommended - application forms downloaded from AA website –
(+255) 22 260 1800
Bottled water. www.aa.co.za
Email: highcomm@sahc- Email: aat@ctvsatcom.net
F/Levy – USD 5 for each entry
tz.com
FVP Levy – USD 20
ZA Sticker- purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
International Driving Permit (recommended)

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and The Automobile
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths) Association of Uganda
Uganda High Commission Uganda Shilling
Fever If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police Plot No 39, William St,
(012) 342-6031/ 2 / 3 (UGX)
Recommended Vaccinations: giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad) Hotel Equatoria
Are required by SA
Uganda Typhoid, Hepatitis A, Tetanus, & Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA Mobile: +256-772-494618
Uganda Tourism Board Passport holders Dialing code
Meningitis (which is a 3rd party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa) Email:
(+256 41) 342 196 (+256)
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis. Road Toll of Ugandan Schillings 41500.00 (could differ - depends on distance traveled & aau@utlonline.co.ug
Email: utb@starcom.co.ug
Bottled water. length of stay) Website: www.aau.co.ug
Carnet de Passage - compulsory – for more information visit the website www.aa.co.za
Application forms may be downloaded from website
ZA Sticker - purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
International Driving Permit (recommended)

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable at border post)
Zambian High Commission License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
(012) 326-1847 / 54 / 57 take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
Zambia National Tourist Board Police clearance certificate may be required if travelling through the Chirundu border post –
Kwacha (ZMK)
(012) 326-1847 / 1854 for both vehicle and trailer
Compulsory vaccinations: None
Email: zahpta@mweb.co.za If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
Not required by SA Recommended Vaccinations: Dialing code
Zambia www.zambiatourism.com giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad)
passport holders Hepatitis A, Tetanus & Meningitis (+262)
Third Party Insurance – compulsory. AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis v
SA representative (which is a 3rd party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
(+260) 1 260 999 Road Access fee – USD 30 – paid on entry and can only be paid in dollars – valid for 1 year
Email: sahc@zamnet.zm Council Levy – ZK 15,000 – paid on entry and exit
Carbon Pollution Tax – depends on engine capacity - as follows:
0 – 1500 – KW50
1501 – 2000 – KW100,000
2001 – 3000 – KW150,000

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za
Health Requirements Currency
Country Consulate / Embassy Visas Documents required AA Club

3001 – above – KW200,000


White & Red reflective tape (2 small white rectangular size strips on both left and right hand
side on front bumper & 2 small red square strips on back bumper)
Carnet de Passage - not compulsory, however, will facilitate border crossing - (recommended
if vehicle is to remain in Zambia for longer than 3 months) – for more info visit www.aa.co.za -
application forms can be downloaded from website
2 x Warning triangles (do not need to be displayed –warning triangle must be on a metal plate)
Red & White T-sign required if towing a trailer – white must be displayed on front right hand
side & red on the rear right hand side of trailer.
ZA Sticker - purchased at any AA Autoshop / Head Office / TE Store
If carrying jerry cans with fuel – compulsory to have a fire extinguisher

Valid passport
Vehicle registration papers (certified copy is acceptable by police at the Beitbridge border
post)
License papers (must be accompanied with a letter from the bank giving you authorization to
take the vehicle across the border – letter must also stipulate dates. Both bank letter and
license papers should be signed by a Commissioner of Oaths)
Police clearance certificate may be required if travelling through the Chirundu border post –
for both vehicle and trailer
If you are not the registered owner of the vehicle, please carry an affidavit from the police
giving you authorization from the owner/ financial institution to take the vehicle abroad)
Zimbabwe Consulate Third Party Insurance (purchase at AA Autoshop / TE Store – if purchased at border post cost
(011) 838 2156 / 59 is approximately R200 - AA Foreign Travel department now sell COMESA (which is a 3rd
party policy that covers numerous countries in Africa)
Compulsory vaccinations: Yellow
Tourist Office Are required by SA Carbon Tax – This tax is calculated on the capacity of your vehicle. It ranges from R60 for a Automobile Association of Dollar (ZWD)
Fever (if coming from an endemic
(011) 616 9534 / 5 / 6 Passport holders (are 1.3L car to R270 for a 3L 4x4 – valid for 30 days Zimbabwe
country)
Zimbabwe Email: zto@telkomsa.net free of charge & Road Access fees – based on car’s size – rates are R60 for a small sedan, R270 for a large 2 Kenilworth Rd, Newland Dialing code
Recommended Vaccinations:
obtainable at the 4x4 - pd on entry only Harare (+263)
Hepatitis A, & Tetanus
SA representative border post) Exit pass – R70 on each exit Tel: (+263 4) 788173/4/5
Precautions: Malaria Prophylaxis
(+263) 4 753147 / 8 / 9 Carnet not required – Temporary Import Permit will be issued at the border post on entry free
Email: of charge.
sahecon@ecoweb.co.zw ZA Sticker (purchased at any AA Autoshop)
Red & White T-sign required if towing a trailer – white must be displayed on front right hand
side & red on the rear right hand side of trailer.
White & Red reflective tape – 2 small white rectangular size strips on both left and right hand
side on front bumper & 2 small red square strips on back bumper. If towing a trailer, then 2x
red reflective tape on back of trailer required.

Beitbridge border post tel no. 00 263 8622303 / 8622366 (ZIMBRA – Zimbabwe Revenue
Authority)
Beitbridge border post – (015) 530 0066 / 71
Beitbridge Police at border post – tel no. (015) 534 6300

Please click on the following links for more information:

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za
International driving permits
Third party insurance
Comesa Yellow Card third party insurance
ZA stickers, T-signs and yellow & blue warning triangles
Travel Experience store locations (TE stores)

Automobile Association of South Africa PO Box 30926 Braamfontein 2017 Tel: 083 843 22 www.aa.co.za