South Africa (ZA)
Including the South African Territories Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland
Accepts ATA Carnets for Commercial Samples, Professional Equipment, and Exhibitions and Fairs
ATA Carnet Guarantee Association
South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SACCI)
PO Box 213
Tel: (27.11) 446.3800
Fax: (27) 86.528.17.46
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Embassy in the U.S.
Embassy of South Africa
3051 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington, DC 20008 USA
U.S. Commercial Service Export Assistance South Africa Country Portal
Download the South Africa Country Guide
ATA Carnet Specifics
The ATA Carnet is NOT allowed for household effects, motor vehicles and any other related equipment entering for the purpose of immigration, contract work or temporary work permits.
- If traveling to BLNS states (Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Swaziland) additional White sets are required
- For Carnets validated into South Africa, Holders must obtain validation out of South Africa when traveling to any BLNS states
- If Carnets are not validated by South Africa, Holders do not need validation out of South Africa.
- In and out of BLNS states is not recognized by SARS Customs as evidence of re-exportation though BLNS are part of the South African Customs Union (SACU)
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