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


Resumption of Civic Services

Please note that from 22 June 2020 onwards, the Consular Section of the Berlin Embassy will resume providing Civic Services to South African citizens. Please note that a prior appointment is necessary (see Link). Due to South Africa's continued travel ban for all foreign nationals, no visa applications will be processed. See the details here!

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, Topnews, Consular

16. June 2020

NOTICE: Resumption of Civic Services in Munich and Berlin

The Consulate-General in Munich has resumed services for South African citizens from 10 June 2020 on an appointment basis only. Please note that walk-in applicants will not be allowed. Enquiries on...

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19. May 2020

Historical Meeting Between RKI, MRC and NICD

A historical technical collaborative meeting between the RKI and the South African Medical Research Council (MRC) and the SA National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD) was convened on Covid-...

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01. May 2020

Videoconference of Embassy RSA with Robert-Koch-Institute (RKI)

On 30 April 2020, Minister Plenipotentiary Cassimjee attended a video conference with RKI´s Professor Hanefeld and team on ZIG´s cooperation with South Africa during the recent Corona outbreak and...

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Topnews, Embassy, Press

27. April 2020

Freedom Day 2020

South Africans will for the first time since 1994 not gather in numbers to commemorate Freedom Day on 27 April 2020. This comes as the COVID-19 continues to spread across the country, forcing...

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19. April 2020

Repatriation of SA Citizens from Germany

On 8 and 18 April 2020, a total of 256 stranded South African citizens from Germany and Europe were flown from Frankfurt to Johannesburg as part of the repatriation process. The process was a direct...

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