Covid Policies

COVID PROTOCOLS: Government guidelines: The National State of Disaster has been lifted as from 5 April 2022 and with that all Covid regulations imposed for public gatherings. Please check back to the above page for any changes:
  • Masks are not mandatory but delegates can wear masks if they prefer
  • Delegates are advised to consider their own personal health risks before travel and attending any public gathering.
Regarding entering South Africa - please see more information here: (extract below)  

Regulation of persons entering the country to contain the spread of COVID-19

16C. (1) Subject to the provisions of subregulations (6) to (7), the measures stipulated in subregulations (2) to (5) must be adhered to. (2) For purposes of this regulation, "vaccinated against COVID-19" means having received at least one dose of a vaccine approved for use in respect of COVID-19 by the South African Health Products Regulatory Authority or listed for this purpose by the World Health Organization. (3) All international travellers arriving at South African Ports of Entry must: (a) be vaccinated against COVID-19 and produce a valid vaccination certificate; or (b) produce a valid certificate of a negative PCR COVID-19 test, recognised by the World Health Organization, which was obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of departure; or (c) produce a valid certificate of a negative antigen COVID-19 test performed by a medical practitioner, registered public health authority or accredited/approved laboratory which was obtained not more than 48 hours before the date of departure; or (d) produce a valid certificate of a positive PCR COVID-19 test, recognised by the World Health Organization, for a test date less than 90 days prior to the date of arrival and more than 10 days prior to the date of arrival, together with a signed letter from a health care provider, registered in the country of origin, stating that the person has fully recovered from COVID-19, is not experiencing any new symptoms and is fit to travel. (4) If an international traveller does not comply with subregulation (3): (a) the traveller must undergo antigen testing for COVID-19 at the Port of Entry; and (b) if the traveller tests positive for COVID-19 in the antigen test, the traveller will still be admitted into the Republic but, if the traveller is experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, the traveller must self-isolate for ten days after admission into the Republic.