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South African Diplomats (up to 90 days in 180 days)

South African Diplomatic Passport Holders (red passport) do not require a visa for Germany for up to 90 days within the 180 day period. Should you be required to travel to or have a flight connection in any other Schengen-country please contact the respective Embassy to find out if a visa is required.

South African Officials (up to 90 days in 180 days)

South African official passport holders (blue passport) do require a visa for Germany, even if they only have a flight connection to another Schengen-country. Officials have to come in person for the purpose of fingerprint scans.

Opening hours are Monday - Thursday, 08:00-11:00, 201 Florence Ribeiro, Groenkloof 0181, Pretoria.

The following documents have to be submitted:

Other Diplomats and Officials (up to 90 days in 180 days)

Diplomats and Officials of other countries can contact us to find out whether a visa is required or not.

Email

Phone: +27 (0)12 427 8975

Accreditation for Diplomats and Officials

Diplomats and Officials in need of accreditation to work at their respective mission in Germany can contact us to receive further details on the process.

Email

Phone: +27 (0)12 427 8975

Opening Hours and Contact Details

Name

Visa Section Pretoria

Fax

+27 (0)12 427 8982 (please do not send any documents prior to application submission)

Postal address

201 Florence Ribeiro Avenue, Groenkloof, Pretoria 0181

Application submissions only after prior booking online or via phone

0861 00 22 45 (Mon-Fri, 8:00-17:00).

Online Appointments

Visa Section German Embassy

Online Appointments

Telephone and e-mail enquiries:

Monday-Thursday

08:00 - 14:00

Friday

08:00 - 13:00

Telephone

+27 (0)12 427 8900

Enquiries via e-mail

Further information on visas

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