What are the working days of the South African Embassy in Washington DC?


What are the working days of the South African Embassy in Washington DC?

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The South Africa Embassy/Consulate operates Monday through Friday. It is closed on Saturdays, Sundays and, public holidays or any special days specified by the Consulate from time to time.

To know more, please visit: http://www.saembassy.org/consular/

The South African Embassy is in Washington Dc, with Nomaindiya Mfeketo serving as the Ambassador. The Embassy of South Africa offers many services to the South Africa Citizen as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as South Africa passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, South Africa visa requirements for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

3051 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel:(202) 232-4400
Email: consular.wa@dirco.gov.za

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To know more, please visit: http://www.saembassy.org

To allow for more ease of use and access, the Embassy/Consulate has established multiple Consulates across the country to offer its services seamlessly.

What are the primary activities performed by the Embassy/Consulate of South Africa located in Washington DC, USA? 

The Embassy/Consulate assists travelers from the United States to South Africa, and vice versa. It also plays a main role in the educational exchange program, science, and technical development, arts, and culture sponsored by the South African government.

What are the other services offered by the South Africa Consulate/ Embassy in Washington Dc?

Community Services: Embassy dealing with aiding the distressed the South African woman, community welfare societies providing help to the South African diaspora, registration of new organization with the South African Embassy, transportation of mortal remains to South Africa with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Embassy

Commerce: Business news services, appointing Commercial representative, aiding the establishment of new businesses in the USA, maintaining regulation of both export and import in coordination with USA authorities, promotion of South Africa exporters and manufacturers in the USA, promoting Investing in South Africa, publishing list of exhibition and trade fair in South Africa

Education: Publishing South Africa centric activities in university and schools, providing no objection certificate to students for study in South Africa, registration of South African student aboard, study in South Africa promotion activities, doing a student exchange program, giving science and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations 

What type of passport services are provided by theSouth African Embassy/Consulate? 

The primary purposes of travel to the United States by South African nationals are tourism, higher education, employment, and other activities (such as parents visiting children, business events, etc.). In the United States, any foreign resident needs to possess a valid travel document, or the traveler will be deported to their home country. If the travel documents, such as a passport, got expired or were lost, the Embassy would work to provide new records to the traveler and issue an emergency South Africa passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

How many South African Consulates/Embassy is in the United States to serve travelers? 

The South Africa Embassy in Washington Dc (address listed above) along with eight Consulates/Embassy spread across the country to aid travelers to and from South Africa.

Address of South African Consulate in Los Angeles

Consulate of South Africa – Los Angeles

6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600 

Los Angeles, CA 90048

Address of South African Consulate in Chicago

Consulate of South Africa – Chicago

200 South Michigan Avenue, 6th Floor

Chicago IL 60604

Address of South African Consulate in New York

Consulate of South Africa – New York

333 East 38th Street, 9th Floor

New York NY 10016

Address of South African Honorary Consulate in Dallas

Honorary Consulate of South Africa – Dallas

400 S. Zang Un., Suite 1018

Dallas, TX 75208

Address of South African Honorary Consulate in Kansas City

Honorary Consulate of South Africa – Kansas City

4507 W. 89th Street, Prairie Village

Kansas City, KS 66207

Address of South African Honorary Consulate in Minneapolis

Honorary Consulate of South Africa – Minneapolis

310 Groveland Ave. So

Minneapolis, MN 55403

Address of South African Honorary Consulate in Milwaukee

Honorary Consulate of South Africa – Milwaukee

200 E. Wells Street, Room 205

Milwaukee, WI 53202

Address of South African Honorary Consulate in New Orleans

Honorary Consulate of South Africa – New Orleans

1554 N. Broad Avenue

New Orleans, LA 70119

Does a Consulate operate out of Washington Dc Consulate/Embassy? 

There is no separate Consular address in Washington DC. Both Embassy and Consular service office located in the same address.

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the South African Embassy/Consulate in Washington Dc?

Yes. Applicant can visit South Africa visa application centre for submission of documents, they must be submitted by visiting the South African Embassy/Consulate in Washington Dc, In the case of an South Africa e visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or South Africa authorised visa agent.

Can a traveler collect travel documents from the South African Embassy/Consulate in Washington Dc?

No. You must visit or Collection via mail, to collect the documents. For South Africa electronic visa, you don’t require to visit.

What are the hours of operation of the South African Embassy/Consulate in Washington Dc?

South Africa Embassy working hours are Monday to Thursday: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM and Friday: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Consular Service Hours are Monday to Thursday: 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM and Friday: 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the South Africa Embassy in Washington Dc observes can be found at the link below.

http://www.saembassy.org/observed-holidays/

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the South African embassy in Washington DC?

Yes, only people residing in the states under Consular control of South Africa Embassy, Washington Dc, are eligible for services like the issue of passports and visa services.

Which states are coming under the jurisdiction of the South African Consulate/Embassy in Washington DC?

The Washington Dc Embassy covers the following states and territories: Alabama, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Texas, Virginia, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, People Residing the above states can only contact