SARS wants to introduce a new travel pass next month – and nobody knows how it will work

Business Insider SA | Luke Daniel

18 October 2022

A new online travel declaration form is due to be introduced by the South African Revenue Service (SARS) at Johannesburg’s OR Tambo International Airport on 1 November. But nobody, including government, knows how it will work.

By SARS’ own description, this new travel pass, to be launched at OR Tambo on 1 November, will have far-reaching consequences for passengers moving into and out of South Africa.

But the practical details on how this pass will work and what the exact implications on travelers will be is not yet known. That travel associations, like SATSA, say they weren’t consulted muddies the waters even more. The decision to launch this untested system at the start of South Africa’s summer holiday season has also been heavily criticised.

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