South Africans should be given visa-free access to the UK after tightening up security around its passport, says Home Affairs Minister Dr. Aaron Motsoaledi.
In an interview this past week (9 October), Motsoaledi said that while South African citizens were previously allowed to enter the UK visa-free, this access was revoked after a number of fraudulent incidents.
While the visa-free access to the UK will likely be a major boon for South Africa, there are a number of countries passport holders can travel to visa-free right now – 100 according to the latest Henley & Partners passport index.
The index, which is used by governments to monitor the power of their passports – ranks the South African passport as the 53rd most powerful, based on the number of countries one can access visa-free.
Below are 15 top countries you can visit visa-free right now.
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