Svalbard tourist visa
Svalbard tourist visa from South Africa
Svalbard tourist visa is free for South African citizens. You can also find useful tips from fellow travellers.
How to apply for Svalbard tourist visa from South Africa
Step 1 : South African citizens can arrive at Svalbard without a visa.
Step 2 : After arriving, South African citizens can go to Svalbard immigration counter.
Step 3 : Show travel document like Original Passport or Travel document of South Africa.
Step 4 : Once you get entry stamp, you can enter Svalbard and stay for the duration on your stamping.
Svalbard tourist visa requirements for South African citizens
5 documents required for Svalbard tourist visa
Negative COVID-19 PCR test result required for all international travellers coming to Svalbard. The negative PCR test must be issued with in 72 hours of before departure.
COVID-19 vaccination proof for travellers coming to Svalbard. The last dose of vaccine must be taken atleast 14 ays before departure.
Original Passport or Travel document of South Africa with at least 6 months remaining validity on the date of travel and have at least 2 visa pages clear of any markings.
Travel itinerary (travel reservation to and from South Africa in your name, not a ticket) Embassy recommends not to purchase hotel and flight tickets until visa is approved. So don’t risk your money, time and effort by buying actual tickets. Get best hotel and flight itinerary within minutes for any country visa.
Proof of Funds
Proof of enough money for your stay and to leave Svalbard
Travel Medical Insurance
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✨ Svalbard tourist visa tips
- Unlimited Stay.
- Transit Visa not required when transiting Oslo, Norway to get to Svalbard Airport, Longyear, Svalbard.
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Svalbard visa advice
Do south african citizens need a visa to go to Svalbard?
No, visa is not required for South African citizens. You can get visa details, documents required, official website and other details for Svalbard visa but if you still have question which are unanswered then you can discuss with the community
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