The website of the South African embassy provides information on services offered by the embassy, including visas and passports and the registration of South African citizens abroad. The website also provides the embassy's contact information, an embassy directory, a calendar of events and parking information.
Click on Visas and Passports to learn more about the embassy’s consular services. The links on the left sidebar of the Web page provide access to information on the issuance of visitor visas, temporary residence permits and birth certificates. The website also provides information on citizenship and getting married in South Africa.
The tabs at the top of the consular services page provide access to downloadable forms, information on where to file applications, a schedule of fees and a list of typical time frames for the completion of specific services.
Click on the Registration of South Africans Abroad tab for information on how to register as a citizen traveling abroad with the South African Department of International Relations and Cooperation. Registration for South African citizens is useful when South African travelers encounter difficulties. South Africans traveling internationally may register as individual travelers or as a group. Multiple destinations can be registered and profiles can be updated regularly. South Africans also have the option to de-register from the system if they desire.