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

Embassy

Visitor Rules

All visitors must have an appointment and are required to comply with the German regulations regarding Covid-19.

  • A FFP2 mask covering must be used at all times on the premises.
  • Visitors are required to present a negative test issued by an official testing center or medical doctor or proof of vaccination and/or 
  • Proof of recovery
  • Social distancing must be maintained at all times. 
  • Hand hygiene must be maintained.
  • Admittance is limited to the adult applicant only and no accompanying persons will be allowed.
  • Minors (under 18 years) must be accompanied by both parents/parent with sole custody/guardianship as applicable.
  • In exceptional cases such as applicants requiring assistance (e.g. senior citizens), prior arrangements must be made for one accompanying person.
  • Do not bring witnesses for Commissioner of Oaths as witnesses will be provided at the Consulate
  • Ensure the application is complete. If information is missing or not accepted, it will be necessary to schedule a new appointment by email.
  • Bring black ballpoint pen to complete any official forms provided by the Consulate/Embassy.
  • Bring a separate set of photocopies for each type of application as photocopies are not made at the Consulate/Embassy
  • The Embassy/Consulate has the right to refuse entry.
  • Once the appointment is finished, please leave the premises immediately. 

PUBLIC HOLIDAYS FOR 2022

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

  • 8 March, International Women's Day
  • 21 March, Human Rights Day 
  • 15 April, Good Friday
  • 18 April, Family Day
  •   2 May, May Day (in lieu of 1 May)
  • 26 May, Ascension Day
  •   6 June, Pentecost Day
  • 16 June, Youth Day
  •   9 August, South African National Women's Day
  •   3 October, German Reunification Day
  • 16 December, Reconciliaton Day 
  • 26 December, Day of Goodwill

Topnews, Press Review, Politics, Embassy

27. November 2021

South Africa’s Response to Travel Restrictions Imposed by Several Countries

Media Statement of 27 November 2021 The South African Government has noted the announcements by several countries to institute temporary travel restrictions on South Africa and other countries in...

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Consular, Embassy

Meeting of Consular Sections

Messieurs Mzimasi Xabendlini, and Victor Tshete had a meeting with their counterparts Mr Yaw Osei-Appiah, and Mr Michael Sackey of the Embassy of the Republic of Ghana.  

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Embassy, Topnews

16. November 2021

Call for Bids: Request for a service provider to provide estimates for building condition assessment for two houses

Herewith the Embassy would like to request estimates for a building condition assessment for two houses in Bonn, which you kindly offer separately for each house. Below are the terms of reference for...

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South Africa in Germany, Embassy, Press Review,...

Visit by Professor Corli Witthuhn, Vice-Rector Research and Internationalisation of the UFS, on 5 November 2021

Professor Corli Witthuhn, the Vice-Rector Research and Internationalisation at the University Free State (UFS), and Mr Cornelius Hagenmeier, Director of the Office for International Affairs, at the...

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Topnews, Consular, Embassy

01. November 2021

Provision of Civic and Immigration (Visa) Services in Berlin and Munich

Please find below all the necessary information on the Berlin Embassy's provison of Civic and Immigration Services. Specific questions must be directed to the email address of the Consular Section...

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