3051 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 232-4400
Fax: (202) 265-1607

For visas, passports, immigration matters

Tel: (202) 274-7992
Fax:(202) 244-9417

  • Embassy alternative number: 202-390-5930



Consular and Immigration Services phone numbers:

  • Passports: 202-274-7974 and 202-274 -6636
  • Visas and Permits: 202-274-7994 and 202-274- 7985
  • Consular after hours “EMERGENCY” phone number: 202 229 4182
  • Embassy alternative number: 202-390-5930

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ):

  • Question: Do I need a yellow fever certificate?

Answer: Only applicants who previously travelled to countries that have yellow fever are required to submit the certificate.

  • Question: How many empty pages do I need to have in my passport?

Answer: At least one empty page must be reserved for stamps at the port of entry.

  • Question: What is the acceptable validity of passport to enter South Africa?

Answer: Passport MUST be valid no less than 30 days after the expiry of intended visit.



Notice: No parking facilities for the public at the Embassy
  • 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.
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Consular Section Special Notice

The Consular section is Relocated Back to Massachusetts Avenue, Embassy Row, as of 24th of March, 2014

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