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Where the South Africa Embassy/Consulate in New York, United States of America located?

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The South African Consulate is in New York, with Mathula Nkosi serving as the Consul General. The Consulate of South Africa offers many services to the South African Nationals as well as for other citizens in the United States, such as South African Travel Document or Passport renewal, emergency passport Issuing, attestation certificates, South African visa Prerequisites for Diplomatic and official passport holders, etc.

333 East 38th Street, 9th Floor
New York NY 10016
Tel:(212) 213-4880

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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 New York, 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 New York?

Community Services: Consulate 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 Consulate, transportation of mortal remains to South Africa with due respect, sending and receiving legal documents/summons through Consulate

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 manufacturersin 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, providingno 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, givingscience and technology-related opportunities, academic research collaborations

What type of passport services are provided by the South 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 travelerand issue an emergency South African Travel Document or Passport based on the travel need of the applicant.

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

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

Address of South African Embassy in Washington DC

Embassy of South Africa – Washington DC

3051 Massachusetts Avenue NW

Washington, DC 20008

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 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 New York Consulate/Embassy?

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

Can a traveler submit travel documents to the South African Embassy/Consulate in New York?

If the travel requirements of the applicant demand submission documents, they must be submitted by visiting or Submission via mail. In the case of an South African Online e-visa, a visit is not mandatory to the Embassy, Consulate, or South African allowed visa agent

What are the hours of operation of the South African Embassy/Consulate in New York?

Consular Service Hours are 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM.

What days is the Embassy/Consulate open?

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.    

On which holidays is the Embassy/Consulate closed?

The list of holidays the South Africa Consulate in New York observes can be found at the link below.

Are there any jurisdictional restrictions regarding services from the South African Consulate in New York?

Yes, only people residing in the states under Consular control of South Africa Consulate, New York, 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 New York?

The New York Consulate covers the following states and territories: Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, West Virginia, People Residing the above states can only contact

What does Visa-Free Score for South African Passport mean? 

To visit visa-free countries, South African passport accumulates points that decide the visit without a visa or to obtain a visa on arrival.

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