Tam Safaris issue a specific Invitation Letter to assist you with the Importation of your Firearms.
Basic Regulations and Restriction for the issuing of Temporary Import Permits:
All International Hunters will enjoy a trouble-free arrival in South Africa with the Tam Safaris recommendation that hunters should down-load the Rifle Import Permit application information from: www.riflepermits.com or www.hunterssupport.com
Should hunters prefer full assistance; Tam Safaris will provide alternative suggestions. To contact us please fill in the contact form to the right or click here.
Three Rifles and one Shotgun are allowed by law into the country. Therefore, the suggested calibers are from .375 and larger for big game. One shotgun of any gauge.
It must be borne in mind that only 100 rounds per firearm may be brought into the country.
For the smaller calibres, only soft-nose ammunition. For the larger calibres half the amount in softs and the other half in solids.
Note: Camouflage clothing is permitted in South Africa. Satellite phones will work in South Africa.
You will need to fill in the below form in order to obtain the permit required to bring your firearms and/or ammunition into South Africa.
Download Form SAP 520
Download Letter of Invitation here