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

The South African Embassy in Berlin and Consulate-General in Munich are experiencing high volumes of visa applications due to the peak (travel / filming) season. Currently, port of entry, transit and section 11(2) visa applications take 5 to 10 working days to process, while it takes up to 8 weeks to process long stay visa applications. Visa applications may be submitted up to three (3) months prior to departure (see

Consular, Topnews, Tourism, Press

29. March 2017

Exemption from visa requirement for ordinary passport holders of the Russian Federation from 31 March 2017

The Government of the Republic of South Africa and the Government of the Russian Federation have, by mutual agreement, decided to exempt each other’s ordinary passport holders from the requirement of...

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Consular, Politics, Press

29. March 2017

Home Affairs hosts National Conference on International Migration

The Department of Home Affairs hosted a two-day National Conference on International Migration on 17 and 18 March 2017 at the Sandton Convention Centre, Johannesburg. The National International...

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Embassy, Topnews, Consular

15. March 2017

Embassy in Berlin remains closed on 21 March 2017 - Consulate General in Munich will not take Fingerprints for Civic Services on 20 March 2017

The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Berlin will remain closed on Tuesday, 21 March 2017 (Human Rights Day). Please also note that no Civic Services which entails...

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Topnews, Consular

19. December 2016

Withdrawal of visa waiver for New Zealand passport holders

With effect from 16 January 2017 all New Zealand diplomatic, official and ordinary passport holders who intend to enter the Republic of South Africa are required to be in possession of a port of...

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Topnews, Consular

09. December 2016

The Department of Home Affairs and Procter & Gamble sign a Memorandum of Understanding

Minister Malusi Gigaba and Procter & Gamble Vice President: South Africa, Faisal Sabzwari signed the MoU on 2 December 2016 to underscore the public-private partnership between government and the...

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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:

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)

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