Germany Embassy and Consulates in South Africa
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:
|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|
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)
Time in Germany vs South Africa
Berlin, Germany time is 1:00 hours behind Pretoria, South Africa