IST-Africa 2006 Conference & Exhibition

03 - 05 May 2006, CSIR International Convention Centre, Pretoria, South Africa

Visa Information

Conference delegates should contact the South African Embassy in your country of residence six to eight weeks prior to travelling to determine if it is necessary for you to apply for a visa in advance.

Click here to download the list of Passport/ Travel Document Holders who are exempt from Visas for South Africa as at 20 January 2006

Information is also available on the South African Department of Home Affairs website

The IST-Africa 2006 Organising Committee can only issue Letters of Invitation for visa purposes to delegates after their conference registration payment has been received. It is necessary for all delegates to register online


Conference delegates travelling to South Africa for the first time are recommended to have up to date Tetanus, Hepatitis A and Typhoid vaccines. It is a good idea to check with your personal physican or travel health clinic four to six weeks prior to travelling, outlining where in South Africa you intend to visit.

If you intend to travel into the Krueger Valley, it may also be advisable to bring malaria tablets with you.