Honorary Consuls can offer many but not all services. There are some special provisions when consulting us. Applications launched with us in Durban will be forwarded to the Embassy in Pretoria for processing. Before visiting us, read the information available on your request on our website Services A-Z.
- Passport application
- Passport Collection
- Name declaration
- Registration of births
- Registration of marriages
- Assistance in other civil status matters (e.g. adoption, divorce)
- 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 280.- 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 in accordance with No. 10.1 of the AABGebV must be charged for submission and forwarding of the passport / ID-application through the Honorary Consul´s office amounting to currently 77,60€.
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 German Embassy in Pretoria.
- Cash or Credit Card (VISA, MASTER and DINERS only)
- EFT (ZAR only) into the following account (please ask for exact amount in advance):
Consular Services are offered on Tuesday, Wednesday and 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)87 222 7776 (Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 08:00-12:00)
Address, Site plan
Addresss: 2 Cranbrook Cresent, Umhlanga 4319