Residents of South Africa over the age of 18 are now permitted, an allowance of R1000000.00 per calendar year and children under 18 an allowance of R200000.00 per calendar year.  A maximum of R25000.00 may also be taken in Rand cash for use on entry to South Africa.

Conditions for issuance of forex to SA Residents:

  • Forex is applied for within a 60 day period prior to departure.
  • A valid passport and air ticket is presented.
  • The amount applied for is within the annual allowance.
  • All unused foreign currency must be returned to an authorised dealer within 30 days upon return to South Africa.
  • Proof of residence within 3months must be provided.

Conditions for encashments for Non-SA Residents

  • Valid passport
  • Slip of foreign exchange previously sold to a foreign exchange dealer

If you want to know how many rupees you’d need to spend a week in India , or how many euros for a weekend in Paris , please visit the XE currency converter.

Applying for Extra Allowances and the Amnibus Allowance can be a tedious and lengthy exercise. We can help by submitting these applications to the authorities on your behalf thereby cutting through red tape fast and at no charge.


View the latest Exchange Rates.

Probably the most important aspect of our business in recent times has been our empowernment policy. Imali Express is an enthusiastic player in the new South Africa.
We have brought opportunities to the previously disadvantaged and are transferring our expertise to a new generation of professionals.
Our staff receives ongoing training through regular seminars and support through a practical monitoring programme.

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