HOLIDAYS OBSERVED

Please check the list of holidays Missions will observe this year.

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SOUTH AFRICAN MISSIONS
IN THE UNITED STATES:

The South African Consulate General
in Chicago, Illinois
200 South Michigan Avenue, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel. (312) 939-7929
Fax: (312) 939-2588
Email
Website

The South African Consulate General
in Los Angeles, CA
6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel. (323) 651-0902
Fax: (323) 651-5969
Email
Website:

The South African Consulate General
in New York City
333 East 38th Street,
9th Floor
New York NY 10016
Tel: (212) 213-4880
Fax: (212) 856-1575
Email
Website

The South African Embassy in Washington, DC
3051 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 232-4400
Fax: (202) 244-9417
Email
Website

Visa to attend business meetings - 90 days or less

Important Information on Applying for South African Visas
Applicants for visas will be required to apply in person at the South African mission.  No appointment is necessary.

Checklist of Documents to be Submitted:
  • Machine readable valid passport with at least two (2) unused (blank) pages labeled Visa when presented at the Embassy or Consulate; one page for affixing the visa or permit by the embassy/consulate and the other page for endorsement of entry/departure stamp by the South African Immigration Services. Passport must be valid for 30 more days after the intended return date from South Africa
  • A duly completed Visa application form DHA-84 signed by applicant
    Note: Under Permanent Residential Address, please state the address in the United States where you reside.
  • Two (2) passport photos with white or light background
  • A valid return/round trip air flight or proof of reservation
  • Proof of sufficient means in the form of recent three months bank statement stamped by bank/ letter of undertaking from the Company
  • Proof of hotel accommodation (confirmed hotel reservation) or a letter of invitation from the host with proof of address (relative or friend) in South Africa
  • Notarized copy of proof of legal status for non-U.S. citizens (copy of green card, H1B, J1 etc)
  • Certified/notarized copy of bio page of the applicant's passport
  • Yellow fever certificate is required if applicant is passing through yellow fever belt area before entering South Africa.
  • Non-refundable fee of $36.00 money order for processing
  • $16.00 money order for overnight mailing (only applicable in Washington, DC)
  • Letter from the U.S. employer/ organization stating purpose, duration of stay in South Africa
  • Letter of invitation from the South African Company/ Organization confirming purpose and duration of visit.
  • Processing time in 5 business days and may take up to 10 days during peak season.
  • Attention New York Applicants: The South African Consulate General in New York will no longer accept prepaid envelope/labels from FedEx and UPS with immediate effect. Applicants are welcome to enclose only USPS self-addressed, pre-paid courier envelope for this office to facilitate return services.
  • Where to submit your application

Rev. Wednesday, 08-Nov-2017