South Sudan

Entry allowed but some restrictions may apply. Test required.
Quarantine required.

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What is the COVID situation in South Sudan?

0 New COVID cases in South Sudan
0 New COVID deaths in South Sudan
5.54% Fully vaccinated

Data source: Our World In Data / Data updated on May 23, 2022

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Basic facts about South Sudan

South Sudan is a large country located in Middle Africa. The capital of South Sudan is Juba and the most spoken language is English. The national currency in South Sudan is South Sudanese pound (SSP).

What taxi apps are available in South Sudan?

Unfortunately neither Uber nor Bolt are available in South Sudan. However, there may be also other local taxi apps available there.

Practical information

South Sudanese pound (SSP)Official currency

Check with your bank to determine if there are any costs for international transactions. When you use a foreign ATM, your home bank will typically charge you a fee. While some banks don't charge a fee, some charge a fixed fees for every withdrawal or provide a limited amount of free withdrawals.

When you spend money abroad with your card, you're unlikely to get the interbank exchange rate. This implies that each time you spend in a foreign currency, you may be paying a significant fee. Varying service providers may charge different markups, but they should not exceed 3% of the transaction value on average.

To reduce the transaction costs, you may choose to consider one of the travel cards offered by the following mobile banks:, Revolut, N26 or Monose

What countries need visa to enter South Sudan?

Currently, citizens of 1 countries can enter South Sudan without obtaining a visa. This figure includes nationals who can acquire a visa on arrival. Please note that you may be needed to get an electronic visa before arriving.

What are visa requirements to enter South Sudan?

Use the list below to check visa requirements for your country to enter South Sudan.

Data last reviewed on: 15 October 2021

Is it safe in South Sudan?

The U.S. State Department uses a four-level travel advisory system. The levels show how safe it is to travel throughout the world. The countries with the lowest level (1) are considered safe for visitors, while those with the greatest level (4) should be avoided, at least temporarily.

On April 19, 2022, the risk level for South Sudan was changed to Level 4: Do Not Travel.

Emergency phones in South Sudan

999 Police
999 Ambulance
999 Fire police

Check travel information also for neighbor countries of South Sudan:

Central African RepublicDemocratic Republic of the CongoEthiopiaKenyaSudanUganda
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