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)dirco.gov.za

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

Topnews, Consular, South Africa in Germany

05. April 2020

South African Consulate General in Munich: Measures Taken in the Context of 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 protection of personnel, the Consulate is closed from 19 March 2020, until...

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04. April 2020

COVID-19 Update: South African Citizens Stranded in Germany

Sent on behalf of the South African Embassy Management: COVID-19 Update: South African Citizens Stranded in Germany. Dear fellow South Africans,
we sincerely hope you are all keeping safe...

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02. April 2020

COVID-19 Update: Media Statement, 2 April 2020

Here is the latest press release on COVID-19 Corona Virus by the South African Resource Portal. Media Statement
2 April 2020

As at today the total number of COVID-19 positive cases...

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Topnews, Tourism

01. April 2020

Cape Town Tourism Brief on COVID-19

On 23 March 2020 the South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa, announced a nationwide lockdown due to the growing spread of COVID-19 in our country. The lockdown will last for 21 days and will be in...

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Topnews, Consular, Economy, Politics, Tourism

01. April 2020

Press Briefing on South Africa’s Response to COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaking Notes for the Minister of International Relations and Cooperation, Dr Naledi Pandor, at the Press Briefing on South Africa’s Response to COVID-19 pandemic – 31 March 2020

South...

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23. March 2020

Corona Crisis: President Announces Nationwide Lockdown Will Be Implemented for 21 Days as Coronavirus Cases Rise

23.3.2020. Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on escalation of measures to combat the Covid-19 epidemic, Union Buildings, Tshwane. My fellow South Africans, It is a week since we declared the...

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20. March 2020

SAA Suspends All International Flights Until the End of May 2020

JOHANNESBURG, 20 March 2020 –South African Airways (SAA) has announced that it will immediately suspend all international operations until 31 May 2020 in response to a government travel ban aimed at...

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