OPENING HOURS ARE
- The office dealing with South African passport holders will be opened from 08h45 to 12h45 Monday to Friday except on public holidays. Collections will be from 08h45 - 12h45.
- Telephone Hours for the Home Affairs Section are between 15h00 - 17h00
- Question: What
do I have to do to apply for my South African Drivers License?
issuing of South African Drivers License is administered by
the Department of Transport. Unfortunately, there is no representative
of the Department of Transport National at the South African
Commission, London. Therefore, you need to correspond directly
with the Department of Transport. Their contact details are:
Department of Transport,
Private Bag X 193,
Fax No. 0027 12 324 3486
Telephone No. 0027 12 309 3000
website: Department of Transport
Question: I have lost my
South African passport and wish to apply for a new passport. What
are the requirements and will my UK visa/permit
be placed in my new passport.
Answer: Click on the left hand side
for the appropriate passport topic. Our office is only responsible
the processing and issuing
of your South African passport. You would need to contact the
UK Home Office to obtain a replacement visa/permit.
Question: My Mother/Father/Grandmother/Grandfather/relative is a UK National,
may I apply for a UK residence permit/work permit.
Answer: We are
not in a position to answer questions relating to your residence
rights in the UK. You would need to contact the
UK Home Office.
Question: I have
a South African passport and a valid ancestry visa/holiday -working
visa. I want to travel
to Germany for holiday/business
purposes. Do I need a visa?
Answer: We are
not in a position to answer any questions relating to obtaining
visas/permits for any other country. You would need
to contact the Embassy/High Commission/Mission of the country
you wish to visit in order to confirm if you need a Visa, etc.
hold a UK passport and my fiancé holds a French
passport. We are planning to go to South Africa on holiday and
to get married. What are the requirements for foreigners wishing
to get married in South Africa?
than visa and entry requirements for South Africa, clients
need to contact the Marriage Officer (Priest, Vicar etc.)
directly to confirm if there are any additional requirements
that must be met.
Question: I need to
apply for a new passport through your office.Do you keep my old
passport whilst the application is processed.
Question: I got
married in the United Kingdom, what do I need to register my
marriage in South Africa.
we do not keep your current passport. We only require a copy
Answer: By applying
for a new passport under your married name, you are automatically
registering your marriage, as you would need
to submit your Marriage Certificate.If you only wish to register
your marriage without applying for a new passport, then you must
submit the following documents:
- Certified documents of your Marriage Certificate
- Certified documents of your Passport or ID.