Please take note of the application procedures for long term visa. Appointments can be booked online (free of charge) via the following links:
Online appointments (Embassy Pretoria)
Online appointments (Consulate General Cape Town)
For applications in Durban please contact the Honorary Consul's office
PLEASE NOTE: This booking system is for Long-term Visa ONLY. Bookings for Schengen (short-term) Visa to be made here
To facilitate your travel arrangements, the German Missions have summarized all relevant information and attached the necessary requirements for visa applications for the Federal Republic of Germany. Please make certain to review the requirements carefully and adhere to them, as this will save you valuable time and effort throughout the visa application process. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. In this respect, please pay particular attention to the photo chart as photos for visa application forms must meet specific criteria.
We offer consular services at 5 locations in South Africa and Mauritius. Please contact the German Mission nearest to your holiday destination or nearest to your place of residence.
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