The Embassy in Berlin and the Consulate in Munich will stay closed on 16. Dec. and from 24. to 31 Dec

Please note that The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Berlin as well as the Consulate in Munich will stay closed on the 16 December due to "Reconciliation Day" as well as from 24 December to 31 December. Both will open again on 4 January 2021.

RE-OPENING BORDERS AND RESUMPTION OF VISA SERVICES AT THE BOTH MISSIONS

On the 11 November 2020 the President announced that travel to all international countries is permitted subject to the necessary health protocols.

Any person who is allowed entry into the Republic will be subjected to the prescribed screening procedures and isolation or quarantine rules, as the case may be, which include –

  • provision of a valid certificate of a negative test obtained not more than 72 hours before the date of travel; and
  • in the event of failure to submit a certificate as proof of a negative test, such person will be    required to quarantine at his or her own costs.

NB: Please note that visa exemption has been reinstated for leisure purposes or to attend business meetings and permission is no longer required for travel to South Africa.

How to apply for a visa

  • Applicant is required to submit a fully completed application by post with all required documentation.
  • Applicant will be contacted for interview when the application is received by the office.
  • An incomplete application will not be accepted and will be returned back to the applicant immediately.

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02. December 2020

Ambassador Sizani Participates in Digital Conference on "Perspectives of the German-South African Cooperation"

On 30 November 2020, H.E. Ambassador Phumelele S. Sizani took part in a digital conference on "South Africa as a strategic partner for Germany? Perspectives of the German-South African...

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28. October 2020

Meeting with Senior Representatives of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA)

The Minister Counsellor Moatshe held a meeting with Senior Representatives of the German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) on the 14 October 2020. VDA was represented by Mr Marius Ochel,...

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19. October 2020

Government Revises List of High-Risk Countries - New List Includes Germany

The Department of Home Affairs has revised the list of high-risk countries based on a risk categorisation model. “We continue to be reminded that the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us and we need to...

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Topnews, Economy, Press, Politics

16. October 2020

"Building a New Economy" - Speech by President Ramaphosa on South Africa's Economic Reconstruction and Recovery Plan

In contrast to the State of the Nation Address, where we address the broad programme of government for the year, today I want to focus on the extraordinary measures we must take to restore our...

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15. October 2020

Meeting with Potential Investor of Deutsches Brauhaus GmbH

Economic Diplomacy: Minister Economic Jacob Moatshe held a meeting on the 13 October 2020 with a potential investor, Mr Hubertus Kruse of Deutsches Brauhaus Gmbh. The project entails the...

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24. September 2020

Heritage Day 2020 Virtual Message by H.E. Ambassador Sizani

Heritage Day on 24 September recognises and celebrates the cultural wealth of our nation. South Africans celebrate the day by remembering the cultural heritage of the many cultures that make up the...

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22. September 2020

Ambassador Sizani Adresses Session at German Bundestag

Ambassador Sizani accompanied by Minister Economic, Jacob Moatshe, addressed a session at the German Bundestag on the 21st September 2020. The session was hosted by MP Frank Heinrich. Ambassador...

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