TRAVEL ALERT: Closed ports of entry to and from South Africa

South Africa has 72 ports of entry in the country which are land, sea and air ports.  Of the 53 land ports, 35 will be shut down with effect from Monday 16 March and will be closed until 1 April 2020 at the earliest. Land-based border posts that will be closed and effect those travelling from South Africa to Mozambique are Pafuri, Giriyondo, and the Kosibay border posts.

All Land-based border posts to be closed:

Namibia border:

Alexanderbay

Onseepkans

Rietfontein

Sendelingsdrfit

Botswana border:

Bray

Derdepoort

Gemsbok

McCarthys Rest

Middelputs

Mokopong

Mokgobistad

Platjan

Pondrift

Stockpoort

Swartkopfontein

Tweerivieren

Zanzibar

Mozambique border:

Pafuri

Giriyondo

Kosibay

eSwatini (Swaziland) border:

Bothashoop

Emahlatini

Josefsdal

Nerston

Onverwacht

Waverley

Lesotho border:

Boesmansnek

Makhaleng Bridge

Mononstha Pass

Ongeluksnek

Pekabridge

Ramatsiliso

Sanipass

Sephaphus Gate

Tellebridge

For those travelling to Mozambique, find directions for alternative entry points into Mozambique, here.

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