Albania Tourist and Transit Visa Info for South African Citizens
albania Tourist Visa
Visa Required? YES
Cost: Euro 30
Processing Time: 5 days
A Type C visa is required for South African citizens intending to visit Albania for up to 90 days*. Unless:
You have a valid multiple-entry Schengen visa which has been used previously in one of the Schengen states;
You have a valid permit of stay in one of the Schengen states;
You have a valid, multiple-entry US or UK visa, which has been previously used in the respective country of issuance;
You have a valid permit of stay in the US or UK.
* If you intend to stay for more than 90 days during a 6 month period, you need a long term visa (Type D) and have to apply for a residency permit from the migration office.
You need to apply for this visa in advance through the Albanian Embassy in London or Rome, as Albania does not have representation in South African or at your nearest Embassy or Consulate if you are
Albania Tourist Visa Requirements for South African citizens
Completed application form, completed online.
2 passport photographs, not older than 6 months
A valid passport, valid for at least 3 months after the end of your trip
Photocopy of your passport
Proof of travel/health insurance for the duration of your stay
3 months bank statements to prove financial solvency
Flight tickets, including exit tickets
Proof of confirmed booked accommodation for the duration of your stay
You can now apply online here:
Albania Transit visa
Transit visa required? YES
South African citizens need a transit visa (Type A) to transit through Albania. Same procedure and requirements are to be followed as for Tourist visa.