Do I need a Visa?

For more information on passport holders who are exempt from visas for South Africa, please click here.


Kindly note that the Embassy telephone numbers and emails are back online.

For consular queries or to book an appointment you can call the general number 213 192 200 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Embassy is open on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 08:00 to 15:00.

Consular hours are 09:00 to 12:00 on Tuesdays, Wednesdays & Thursdays, BY PRIOR APPOINTMENT ONLY.

For emergencies only (no visa requests) please call 964 151 989.



1) The Embassy does not provide photocopying, printing or fax services to applicants.

Applicants must therefore ensure that they produce photocopies / print-outs together with original personal documents and applications, e.g. passports, identity documents, certificates, etc.