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Does anyone know if I can obtain a "credential" in South Africa or how to obtain it before I reach Barcelona. I will travel by train to Pamplona from where I will begin the pilgrimage. Any help?
Thanks in advance. :oops:
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I know that our South African forum member sillydoll will be able to help you with this query: - I have let her know about your post...


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Hola Marc,
You can get a South Africa credential by joining the CSJ of SA. Membership is R30 pa and a credential costs R60. You can also order a cloth badge and/or a metal pin.
Visit the website: and click on Membership Form (right side) to download a form. The CSJ olso assist members obtain a visa by providing them with a letter for the Visa Section confirming that you are a member and will be doing el camino. Email them if you require a letter.
The credentials and letters are processed in Cape Town and you could collect it from Helen Pickering or have it posted to you.
Buen camino!
Sil (KZN CSJ co-ordinator)


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Hi Sillydoll and Hamilton
Thank you very much for the info. I will join here in SA as it is a lot cheaper and easier.

Thanks again. I can't wait
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