The admission or departure of a child from the Republic of South Africa is dealt with in terms of item 6(12)(a) – (d) and study visa notifications are regulated in terms of item 12(1)(a) – (b) of the new Immigration Regulations.
ISASA published an initial memorandum on 8 July 2014 explaining the changes brought about by the new Immigration Regulations. The new requirements for minors travelling to or from the Republic of South Africa (Republic) took effect on 1 June 2015.
Two further memorandums have since been published on this issue. All these documents are available for download below:
Recommendations on child travel made by the Inter-Ministerial Committee on Immigration Regulations.
July 2015 update on child travel and Immigration Regulations.
ISASA analysis of the new South African Immigration Regulations.