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South African Embassy in Washington D.C.

Whether you are a South African living in the United States, or a citizen of the United States planning a trip to South Africa, the embassy of South Africa in Washington D.C. can help you. The embassy offers a variety of consular services to assist you and to answer all inquiries and address all issues.

This article will inform you on how you can contact the Embassy of South African in Washington D.C. and brief you on the services they provide. You will also be introduced to a much faster way to contact any foreign embassy in the U.S. using DoNotPay!

About the South African Embassy

South Africa has four representations in the United States of America; an embassy and three consulates. The Embassy of South Africa in Washington D.C. is the main diplomatic mission of South Africa in the United States. It is also the supervising authority for all other South African representations in the U.S, which are:

  1. The South African Consulate General in Los Angeles, California
  2. The South African Consulate General in New York City
  3. The South African Consulate General in Chicago, Illinois

The Embassy of South Africa in Washington D.C. is in charge of the following states:

  1. Alabama
  2. District of Columbia
  3. Florida
  4. Georgia
  5. Louisiana
  6. Maryland
  7. Mississippi
  8. Texas
  9. Virginia
  10. Puerto Rico
  11. Virgin Islands

The Embassy of South Africa in Washington D.C.

The Embassy of South Africa is the main and largest representation of South Africa in the United States. It is located in the Embassy Row Neighborhood near Dumbarton Oaks Park and Georgetown. Its exact address is:

3051 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20008

United States of America

If you want to reach the embassy using public transport, consider the following transit lines that have routes that pass by or stop near the embassy:

  • Bus: N6 or RS-DP.
  • Metro: METRORAIL RED LINE.

How to Contact the Embassy of South Africa in Washington D.C.

Address 3051 Massachusetts Ave, NW

Washington, DC 20008

United States of America

Office hours Monday – Friday

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM

Note that: Office hours are only open to those with an appointment.

Telephone General Inquiries: (202) 232-4400

Emergency Line: (202) 413-1953

Email Ramaruc@dirco.gov.za
Website http://www.saembassy.org/
Fax (202) 244-9417
Head of Mission Mr. Mninwa Johannes Mahlangu - Ambassador

Services Offered by the Embassy of South Africa in Washington D.C.

  1. Passport
  2. Identity Document
  3. Temporary Residence Permit
  4. Permanent Residence
  5. Birth Registration
  6. Marriage Certificate
  7. Death Certificate
  8. Divorce Certificate

The types of Visas you can apply for:

  1. Tourist Visa – Note that a citizen of the United States does not need a tourist visa to enter South Africa
  2. Transit Visa
  3. Business Visa (up to 90 days)
  4. Business Visa (more than 90 days)
  5. Student Visa
  6. General Work Visa
  7. Exchange visa
  8. Corporate visa
  9. Treaty visa
  10. Medical visa
  11. Intra-Company Transfer Visa
  12. Retired Person’s Visa
  13. Visa for a Spouse of a South African Citizen/ Permanent Resident
  14. Visa to Conduct Research

Entry Restrictions for Travel to South Africa due to COVID-19

Due to the current epidemiological situation in South Africa and the rest of the world, South Africa has placed a ban for non-essential (leisure) travel from the following countries:

  1. Albania
  2. Argentina
  3. Armenia
  4. Austria
  5. Bahrain
  6. Belgium
  7. Bolivia
  8. Bosnia and Herzegovina
  9. Brazil
  10. Chile
  11. Columbia
  12. Costa Rica
  13. Croatia
  14. Czech Republic
  15. Denmark
  16. Ecuador
  17. France
  18. Georgia
  19. Greece
  20. Guatemala
  21. Guyana
  22. Honduras
  23. Hungary
  24. Iceland
  25. India
  26. Iran
  27. Iraq
  28. Ireland
  29. Israel
  30. Jamaica
  31. Jordan
  32. Kuwait
  33. Lebanon
  34. Luxembourg
  35. Maldives
  36. Malta
  37. Mexico
  38. Moldova
  39. Montenegro
  40. Nepal
  41. Netherlands
  42. North Macedonia
  43. Oman
  44. Palestine
  45. Panama
  46. Paraguay
  47. Peru
  48. Portugal
  49. Puerto Rico
  50. Qatar
  51. Romania
  52. Russia
  53. Slovakia
  54. Suriname
  55. Switzerland
  56. Ukraine
  57. United Arab Emirates
  58. United Kingdom
  59. United States of America
  60. Venezuela

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