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COVID-19 emergency. Consular Services



COVID-19 emergency. Consular Services

Due to the COVID-19 emergency, we inform you that, to protect the health of users and staff, the Consulate General in Johannesburg will limit access to the public from Tuesday 17 March 2020 until further notice.

Essential services - by appointment - and consular assistance for emergencies will be guaranteed.

We therefore invite you to write an email to: or

The switchboard of the Consulate General (+27 117281392 / +27 117281393) will be active from 9H00 to 14H00.
Subsequently, the cell number +27 82 854 4725 is operational (for emergencies only).

We remind you that many consular services can be requested online

For any update, please refer to,,

In the occurrence of any symptoms relatable to COVID-19 whilst in South Africa, contact the National Institute of Communicable Diseases (NICD): Call Centre + 27 800 029 999 and +27 800 11 1131 or whatsapp +27 60 012 3456 before visiting any hospital or medical centres.