South African visa for Tunisian citizens

A visa is NOT required for Tunisian passport holders visiting South Africa for a short-term stay: 90 days.

Visa requirements:

Visa type Purposes Visa requirements Allowed stay
Tourist visa For Tunisian citizens to enter South Africa for a short-term tourism purpose. Not required 90 days
Evisa South Africa e-visa for Tunisian citizens Not Available
Visa on arrival South Africa visa on arrival for Tunisian citizens Not Available

South Africa tourist visa requirements:

  • Holding Tunisian passport that is valid for six months beyond the period of the intended stay in South Africa.
  • Proof of onward travel (departure) from South Africa.

If you are looking for South Africa visa information, such as available types of visas, or how to apply from Tunisia, we recommend you visit or contact the embassy or consulate of South Africa nearest your place of residence.

  • Tunis: The Embassy of South Africa in Tunis, Tunisia (Working hours: Open now. Close in 7 hours 38 minutes)

South Africa visa applications & requirements (For reference purposes only, please visit the nearest South Africa diplomatic mission offices to Tunisia for guidance)

Tourism Statistics Chart

The line chart shows the number of visitors from Tunisia traveling to South Africa from 2008 to 2018.

Year Number of visitors (Tunisia) estimated Change (%)
2008 9,400 N/A
2009 6,872 -26.89%
2010 7,913 15.15%
2011 8,172 3.27%
2012 9,004 10.18%
2013 9,346 3.80%
2014 9,358 0.13%
2015 8,726 -6.75%
2016 9,843 12.80%
2017 10,079 2.40%
2018 10,263 1.83%

References: UNWTO.org, World Bank and multiple sources. (This data is for informational purposes only. Please see our disclaimer page for more information.)

South Africa & Tunisia comparison

South Africa's area is approximately 1,213,090 km2 (468,376 sq mi), while the area of Tunisia is approximately 155,360 km2 (59,984 sq mi). This means Tunisia is 7.81 times smaller than South Africa.

As of October 2021, South Africa's population is ~121.5 million people - 99,415,630 more people than the population of Tunisia.

We have highlighted South Africa & Tunisia’s relative positions on world's map for your reference.

South Africa Tunisia Difference
Population (est 2021) 121,496,695 22,081,065 99.4 million more people live in South Africa than Tunisia
Number of diplomatic missions abroad (est) 124 71 South Africa has 53 more diplomatic representations abroad compared with Tunisia.
Travel freedom (2021) 67 37 South Africa passport holders can visit 30 more countries and territories without a visa.
Number of foreign missions hosted 197 68 South African hosts 129 more foreign missions than Tunisia.

Frequently asked questions, answered

How many visitors from Tunisia travel to South Africa in one year?

The number of visitors from Tunisia visiting South Africa in 2018 was approximately 10,263.

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