Cabinet’s approval of the recommendations to relax South Africa’s new visa regulations have been widely applauded by industry role players.
Cape Town Tourism CEO Enver Duminy said in a statement the tourism industry will benefit from the approved recommendations that travel agents be allowed to make visa applications on behalf of clients and that the birth certificate requirement for travelling minors would no longer include the word “abridged”.
Tourism Minister Derek Hanekom on Friday announced that cabinet has approved recommendations from the Inter-Ministerial Committee (IMC) tasked with reviewing South Africa’s immigration regulations. The IMC recommended that:
– Accredited travel agents be able to make visa applications on behalf of clients;
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