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How many blank pages in passport?

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How many blank pages in passport?

I'm heading to Africa this summer....I'm flying into Zambia, then travelling through Tanzania, Kenya and Uganda, and may possibly enter into Zimbabwe and/or Malawi.

I have 9 blank pages left in my passport at the moment and am wondering if anyone knows if this will be enough? It appears that I may need 2 blank pages to enter into some countries, but there is little definitive information that I can find about other countries. Has anyone travelled a similar route that can advise me?


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1. Re: How many blank pages in passport?

"They" like to see two blank pages but that of course will be towards the end of your odyssey.

Hard to be specific but most Immigration places now have "sticker" type visas which they fix on one page on entry. Then this is'cancelled' with your exit stamp. Assuming all six places do this then you need seven pages. As it happens sometimes "they" have run out of stickers and will simply stamp your Passport and overstamp on exit. some immigration officers will use the same page as other visas. It is as random as that.

Sometimes they seem to be on some form of incentive scheme from DelaRue to use up your passport as fast as they can.

Nine pages will be enough. If obtaining Visas on entry just talk nice to the man in the booth and you will be fine. They are not Ogres. Often more friendly than your own Border force.

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2. Re: How many blank pages in passport?


I thought it was, most countrys demand you have at least six months before expiry too.

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