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General Information

Office of the Honorary Consul in Port Elizabeth
Office of the Honorary Consul in Port Elizabeth © German Embassy Pretoria

Honorary Consuls can offer many but not all services. There are some special provisions when consulting us. Applications launched with us in Port Elizabeth will be forwarded to the Consulate General in Cape Town for processing. Before visiting us, read the information available on your request on our website Services A-Z.

Consular Services

  • Passport application
  • Passport Collection
  • Name declaration
  • Registration of births
  • Registration of marriages
  • Citizenship matters
  • Life certificates (“Lebensbescheinigungen”) for pensions
  • Certification of copies or signatures
  • Translation of driver’s licenses

Fees, Payment Options

You can find a compilation of all fees charged for consular services on the general page on fees for the German missions in South Africa.

Please note that additional fees apply for certain consular services offered by the Honorary Consul.

If documents need to be couriered to the competent German mission (e.g. passports applications, name declarations, registrations of births or marriages, citizenship applications), the respective costs for sending such documents will be charged to you (currently 270.- ZAR)

Further to that, the office of the Honorary Consul is equipped with specific hard- and software in order to be able to take biometric data (fingerprints) from passport applicants, while the final responsibility for the issuance of passports in South Africa rests with the German missions.
Apart from the passport fees (please refer to the general page on fees) and the costs for sending the applications to the competent German mission (see above), additional fees must be charged if you apply for a passport through the Office of the Honorary Consul:

  • 25 EUR for identification
  • 20 EUR for certification of your signature
  • 10 EUR for certification of copies (1-10 pages)

The conversion of the fees from Euro to ZAR is done on the actual day of payment based on the exchange rate in use at the Consulate General in Cape Town.

Payment options:

  • Cash only – Regrets: no credit card payments can be accepted

Contact, Appointment

Consular Services are offered Monday-Friday. For each service it is imperative to schedule an appointment.

Did you read the information provided on our website and have further questions? You are welcome to contact us.

Telephone: +27 (0)41 3974 721 (Monday-Friday from 8:00am to 12:00 noon)

Attention: We reserve the right not to reply to questions if the answer can be found on our website Services A-Z or in the FAQs.

Address, Site plan

Address: Corner of William Moffet and Circular Drive (Expressway), Walmer, Port Elizabeth 6070



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