Address

The Embassy is located at:

3051 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 232-4400

There are no parking facilities for the public at the Embassy, although street parking spaces sometime can be found nearby. However, if you plan to visit the Embassy for consular services, please plan to arrive by public transportation or drop-off.

 

Embassy Hours of Operation

Monday to Thursday: 
8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Friday: 
8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Hours of Operation During DC Phase Two of Reopening:

Civic and Immigration services are available on a Tuesday and Thursday between 10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. by appointment.  To make an appointment please contact Mr P Matigwato: matigwatop@dirco.gov.za / 202 299 4182


Consular Services are available Monday to Thursday between 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. by appointment. To make an appointment please contact Ms C Ramaru: RamaruC@dirco.gov.za / 202 413 1953

Consular Section Hours of Operation

Submit applications: 
Monday to Friday
8:30 am – 12:00 noon

Pick up: 
Monday to Thursday: 8:30 am to 4:00 pm. 
Friday: 8:30 am to 12:00 noon

Lunch break: 
Monday to Thursday: 12:45 pm to 1:15 pm

Emergencies:

The emergency number — (202) 413-1953 –  is for South Africans in distress only. This relates to natural disasters such as tornadoes, tsunamis, etc.

For all other enquiries regarding visas, passports, birth certificates and other Home Affairs related matters, please contact the Immigration Officer from Monday to Friday between 08:30am to 12:00pm at tel. (202) 232-4400.

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