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Germany Embassy and Consulates in South Africa

4 Diplomatic Missions 4 Cities

Germany Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa

Germany Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa
201 Florence Ribeiro Avenue, Groenkloof, Pretoria, South Africa
Phone: +27 012 427 8900 Working hours: Open now (Close in 1 hours 53 minutes)

Germany Honorary Consulate in Durban, South Africa

Germany Honorary Consulate in Durban, South Africa
9 Kensington Drive, Westville, Durban, South Africa
Phone: +27 031 266 3920 Working hours: Open now (Close in 1 hours 53 minutes)

Germany Honorary Consulate in Port Elizabeth, South Africa

Germany Honorary Consulate in Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Corner Of William Moffet And Circular Drive (Expressway) Walmer, Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Phone: +27 041 397 4721 Working hours: Open now (Close in 1 hours 53 minutes)

Germany Consulate in Cape Town, South Africa

Germany Consulate in Cape Town, South Africa
Roeland Park / E-Tv Building 4 Stirling Street, Cape Town, South Africa
Phone: +27 021 405 3000 Working hours: Open now (Close in 1 hours 53 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of Germany may close on the following South African and German holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Day of Reconciliation Thursday, December 16 1 week, 5 days
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 3 weeks
St. Stephen's Day Sunday, December 26 3 weeks, 1 day
Day of Godwill Tuesday, December 28 3 weeks, 3 days
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 4 weeks
Three King's Day Thursday, January 06 1 month
Fasching Thursday, February 24 2 months, 3 weeks
International Women's Day Tuesday, March 08 3 months
Human Rights Day Monday, March 21 3 months, 2 weeks
Good Friday Sunday, April 10 4 months, 1 week

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many German Embassies/Consulates are there in South Africa?

Germany currently maintains 4 diplomatic representative offices in South Africa including Pretoria, Durban, Port Elizabeth and Cape Town.

2 - Do South African citizens need a visa for Germany?

South African citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into Germany. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of Germany in South Africa for further instructions.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of German embassies in South Africa?

The German representative offices in South Africa will be closed in observance of the following South African and German holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Day of Reconciliation (ZA) Thu, Dec 16, 2021 (1 week, 5 days)

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Time in Germany vs South Africa

Berlin, Germany time is 1:00 hours behind Pretoria, South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa 15:07PMFriday, December 03, 2021
Berlin, Germany 14:07PMFriday, December 03, 2021