For the majority of visitors to Southern Africa, visas are issued on the spot at port of entry with no additional documentation needed. There are of course exceptions, anomalies and random changes so, regardless of what country you are from, be sure to confirm your visa requirements for every country you plan to visit well in advance of your travels.

Most visas are issued to cover the duration of your trip up to a maximum of 90 days. Nationals from some countries - depending on current foreign relations it would seem - are charged fairly eye-watering sums for the privilege of entry while others may have to jump through several red-taped hoops in addition.

Thus, in all cases and for every member of your group, please consult your nearest embassy or consulate as the most reliable source of current regulations. Bear in mind you may need to produce supporting documentation that takes a long time to source and therefore we recommend you ascertain your visa requirements before you even book your trip.

Please note: while we can furnish you with supporting documents for your visa application, we cannot provide or substantiate visa advice or services. This is due to the large administrative and legal burden of staying current with visa requirements for nationals from every country for each of the countries in the sub-continent.

You can look up your requirements using an online visa service like or contact your nearest Embassy or Consulate:


Botswana Embassy Finder


Namibia Embassy Finder

South Africa

South Africa Embassy Finder

Zambia and the Zambian side of Victoria Falls

Zambia Embassy Finder

Zimbabwe and the Zimbabwean side of Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe Embassy Finder

Important: airlines may refuse passage if you don't have the correct visa in your passport and we cannot be held liable for damages resulting from incomplete travel documents. For more information please see our Terms and Conditions.

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“I feel that Edward is honest, extremely helpful, and a true professional. I will recommend this company and Edward's expertise to anyone heading to Africa. A perfect trip!!”

“We had an 18-day private guided tour (Namibia, Botswana and Vic Falls) organised by the NTS team. Our consultant Wilmari was amazing both in preparation to and during our travel. Responsive, personable and diligent she put together an excellent itinerary.”

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“Namibia Tours and Safaris and their consultants are the best. Ulrike, our consultant, helped us over a 2 year period to plan our 4x4 Safari details. She had the patience of a saint and the insight and knowledge of a true local.”

“Chantelle did a fantastic job in organizing our self-drive trip through Namibia. Nothing was too much hassle and Chantelle was so helpful and responsive throughout the whole process.”

“Having tried to organise this trip myself I was very appreciative of the knowledge and support given by Ashlee who could not have been more supportive.”

“The organisation and response from the initial contact was fast and flawless thanks to Bonique our tour consultant. Her recommendations were perfectly tailored to our needs with a lot of foresight and local knowledge.”

“The service and help we got from Tessa was fantastic, as a result we had a tremendous trip and loved everything in Namibia.”

“Janine from NTS proposed us a great trip that suited our needs and wishes finding the right accommodation and great places. We had a wonderful stay and it was nice to meet with her in Swakop. Definitely recommend!”

“I have no words to express my gratitude to Carmen Scott and all the NTS team for their excellent work. Keep it up and all the best!”

“I cannot find any hassle or negative point for the organisation of this trip. Outstanding material, good accommodation, simply perfect. What a great company!”