SA Bürgerdienste

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. 

Citizen (or civic) services refer to the services provided to South African citizens by the Department of Home Affairs. South African citizens / applicants who are currently residing in the Federal Republic of Germany may approach the Consular Section of the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Berlin or the Consulate-General in Munich (see Civic_business_hours).

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