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. (202) 232-4400

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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Attention Applicants:

  • The South African Embassy in Washington DC will no longer accept $16.00 fee but prepaid envelope from FedEx and USPS with tracking number with immediate effect to facilitate return services.
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