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

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.

Topnews, Consular, Economy, Press

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, Tourism, Politics, Economy, Consular

17. September 2020

Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on progress in the national effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic

On 16 September 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa updated South Africans on developments in government’s COVID-19 response and the path to economic recovery. "Just as we have acted together to...

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Topnews, Consular, Press, Economy, Politics

01. June 2020

Covid-19 Update: South Africa will be moving to Alert Level 3

Covid-19 Update: South Africa will be moving to Alert Level 3 of the lockdown on June 1, but the coronavirus will get much worse, before it gets better, President Cyril Ramaphosa said in an address...

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Topnews, Consular, Press

24. April 2020

Statement by President Cyril Ramaphosa on South Africa's response to the coronavirus pandemic

My Fellow South Africans,

It has been exactly seven weeks since the first case of the coronavirus was confirmed in our country.

Since then, all our lives have changed in...

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Topnews, Press, Consular, Tourism

20. April 2020

Newsletter on the Repatriation of South African Citizens

As the spread of COVID-19 escalates across the world, more and more governments have had to implement strict measures which, like in South Africa, includes the declaration of a nationwide lockdown....

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Important notice

The Consular Section in the Embassy in Berlin

Tiergartenstr. 18
10785 Berlin

Fax Consular Section:
030 22073 202
Email Consular Section:
berlin.consular(at)dirco.gov.za

Residents of Bavaria and Baden-Wurttemberg must lodge applications and pay any applicable fees at the South African Consulate-General in Munich:

Südafrikanisches Generalkonsulat
Sendlinger-Tor-Platz 5
80336 Munich

Fax: 089 231 163 53
Email: munich.consular(at)dirco.gov.za

 
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