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:
10:00 a.m to 4:00 p.m

Friday:

10:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m

Consular Section Hours of Operation

Submit applications: 
Monday to Thursday
10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Pick up: 
Monday to Thursday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. 

Visa and Passports 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 or consular.wa@dirco.gov.za /202 413 1953

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

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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