Visas and Vaccinations

Botswana

Malaria: Exists from November to May/June in the northern parts of the country: Boteti, Chobe, Ngamiland, Okavango, Tutume districts/sub districts. Recommended prophylaxis: mefloquine

Visas: Required by all except the following for stays of up to 90 days: British, Other EU, Australian, Canadian, USA and Japanese; nationals of Commonwealth countries (except nationals of Bangladesh, Cameroon, Ghana, India, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan and Sri Lanka, who do require visas); nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, San Marino, Switzerland, Uruguay and Yugoslavia (Serbia & Montenegro); transit passengers provided continuing their journey by the same or first connecting aircraft and not leaving the airport.

Mozambique

Yellow fever: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 1 year of age coming from infected areas.
Malaria: Exists throughout the year in the whole country. Recommended prophylaxis: mefloquine.

Visas: Required by all. Multiple-entry visas: 90 days from date of issue. Transit visas: 7 days from date of issue. Visas can sometimes also be obtained at the airport or in the country.

Namibia

Yellow fever: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers coming from infected areas – or who were in transit through infected areas (unless they remained on board or at the airport)
Malaria: From November to May/June in the northern regions and in Omaheke and Otjozondjupa. Also throughout the year along the Kavango and Kunene rivers. Recommended prophylaxis: chloroquine plus proguanil.

Visas: Required by all except the following: nationals of EU countries (except nationals of Greece who do require a visa); British, Australian, Canadian, USA and Japanese; nationals of Angola, Botswana, Brazil, Cuba, Iceland, Kenya, Lesotho, Liechtenstein, Malawi, Malaysia, Mozambique, New Zealand, Norway, Russian Federation, Singapore, South Africa, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

South Africa

Yellow fever: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required from travellers over 1 year of age coming from infected areas
Malaria: Exists in northern Mpumalanga (including the Kruger National Park), Northern Province and north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal as far south as the Tugela river. Recommended prophylaxis: mefloquine

Visas: Required by all except the following : British, Other EU, Australian, Canadian, USA and Japanese for visits of up to 90 days; nationals of Iceland, Liechtenstein, New Zealand, Norway and Switzerland for visits of up to 90 days; nationals of Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Ecuador, Israel, Jamaica, Malta, Paraguay, St Helena, Swaziland, Uruguay and Venezuela for visits of up to 90 days; nationals of Antigua & Barbuda, Barbados, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Botswana, Cape Verde, Costa Rica, Cyprus, Gabon, Guyana, Hong Kong (SAR), Hungary, Jordan, Korea (Rep. of), Lesotho, Macau (SAR), Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Mexico, Namibia, Peru, Seychelles, Singapore, Slovak Republic, Thailand, Turkey, Zambia and Zimbabwe for visits of up to 30 days; transit passengers continuing their journey by the same or first connecting aircraft provided holding onward or return documentation and not leaving the airport.

Swaziland

Yellow fever: A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for travellers coming from infected areas.
Malaria: In all lowveld areas (mainly Big Bend, Mhlume, Simunye and Tshaneni). Recommended prophylaxis in risk areas: mefloquine.

Visas: Required by all except the following for stays of up to 60 days: British, other EU, Australian, Canadian, USA and Japanese; nationals of Commonwealth countries (except nationals of Antigua & Barbuda, Bangladesh, Belize, Brunei, Cameroon, Dominica, India, Kiribati, Maldives, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & the Grenedines, Tuvalu and Vanuatu who do require a visa); nationals of Iceland, Israel, Liechtenstein, Poland, San Marino, Switzerland, Turkey and Uruguay.

Zambia

Yellow fever: No vaccination requirements for any international traveller
Malaria: Throughout the year in the whole country. Recommended prophylaxis: mefloquine.

Visas: A bonafide tourist, who is travelling on a pre-arranged package tour with a foreign tour operator, in conjunction with a local tour operator in Zambia, will be issued a fee-waived visa for a stay of no longer than 14 days. The fee-waived visa will be issued at any port of entry to Zambia.

In other cases, visas are required by all except the following for stays of up to 30 days: British tourists travelling in organized tour groups pre-arranged through tour operators in conjunction with registered local Zambian tour operators; nationals of Ireland (all other EU nationals do require a visa); Australian, Canadian; nationals of Romania and Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro); nationals of Commonwealth countries (except nationals of Bangladesh, Gambia, Ghana, India, Mozambique, Nigeria, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka and New Zealand who do require a visa); transit passengers continuing their journey by the same or first connecting aircraft within 24 hours provided holding valid onward or return documentation and not leaving the airport.
Note: British, Danish and Norwegian children travelling on their own passports do need a visa.

Zimbabwe

Yellow fever: A vaccination certificate is required from travellers coming from infected areas
Malaria: Exists from November through June in areas below 1200m and throughout the year in the Zambezi valley. Recommended prophylaxis: mefloquine

Visas: Required by all except the following: nationals of Canada, Ireland, Sweden and the UK; nationals of Bahamas, Barbados, Bermuda, Botswana, Brunei, Fiji, Grenada, Guyana, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Kenya, Kiribati, Lesotho, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Malta, Mauritius, Namibia, Nauru, Norway, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Tuvalu, Uganda, Vanuatu, Zambia; passengers continuing their journey to a third country within 6 hours by the same or connecting flight, provided holding tickets with reserved seats and documents for onward travel and not leaving the transit area.

Note: Nationals of the following countries may obtain visas on arrival in Zimbabwe, provided holding tickets and documents for return or onward travel and sufficient funds for their stay: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Chile, Cook Islands, Denmark, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Finland, France, Germany, Ghana, Iceland, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Kuwait, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, Monaco, Netherlands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea, Poland, Seychelles, Spain, Switzerland, USA and Vatican City.