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South African Embassy, Berlin
Tiergartenstr. 18, 10785 Berlin
Tel.: +49-30-22073-0
Fax: +49-30-22073-190


Measures taken by the South African Embassy in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

In support of the measures taken by the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany to contain the spread of COVID-19 and the protection of personnel, the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa will close as of 19 March 2020, until further notice with non- essential staff required to work from home. The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa will continue to provide essential and urgent consular services.

The Embassy will continue to observe the situation and provide further updates about any change in the status of operations.

Closure of Consular Office

Please note that due to the travel ban, no foreign nationals who depart from Germany will be allowed to enter the Republic of South Africa, therefore no visa applications will be processed. For urgent civic services matters please send email to Berlin.dha(at)

South Africa Imposes Travel Ban on all Foreign Travellers from Germany from 18 March 2020

Please note that the Republic of South Africa is imposing a Travel Ban on all Non-South African travellers from High-Risk Countries including Germany, starting 18 March 2020. No visas will be issued to visitors from those countries and previously granted visas are hereby revoked. More information |+| here


On the following 12 Public Holidays the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa will stay closed.

  • Wed, 1 Jan 2020, New Year's Day    
  • Fri, 10 Apr 2020, Good Friday
  • Mon, 13 Apr 2020, Family Day
  • Mon, 27 Apr 2020, Freedom Day
  • Fri, 1 May 2020, International Workers' Day
  • Fri, 8 May 2020, Day of Liberation
  • Thurs, 21 May 2020, Ascension Day
  • Mon, 1 June 2020, Pentecost Day
  • Tue, 16 Jun 2020, Youth Day (in South Africa)
  • Mon, 10 Aug 2020, South African National Women's Day
  • Wed, 16 Dec 2020, Day of Reconciliation
  • Fri, 25 Dec 2020, Christmas Day

Embassy, Vacancies, Topnews

24. February 2020

Job Advertisement: Accountant Post

The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa hereby advertises a post of a full time Accountant. Interested individuals should submit completed |+| read article

Topnews, Press, Economy, Embassy

18. February 2020

Mission at Work: SA Mission Participates in Biofach 2020

The Minister Economic, Jacob Moatshe led a trade mission to Nurnberg to participate at Biofach, the largest, international organic trade fair. This fair took place on the 12 to 15 February 2020....

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Topnews, Embassy, Politics, Bilateral Relations

04. February 2020

Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng Visits Berlin and the Mission

On Friday, 31 January 2020, the Embassy was honoured to host Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng for a meeting with Professor Stephan Harbarth, the Vice President of the Federal Constitutional Court of...

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Embassy, Topnews, Politics, Bilateral Relations

24. January 2020

Mission at Work: Mission Meets Presidential Office to Discuss Bilateral Cooperation in 2020

On 21 January, Minister Plenipotentiary led a delegation to a meeting with the German Federal President's office in view of discussing the many opportunities of deepening the bilateral cooperation in...

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Embassy, Topnews, Politics, Bilateral Relations

24. January 2020

Mission at Work: Mission Meets Chancellery to Discuss Deepening of South African-German Bilateral Relations

On 17 January 2020, Minister Plenipotentiary Cassimjee and Counsellor Mtshali attended a meeting with the German Chancellery on the deepening of South African-German Bilateral Relations.

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