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Department of Home Affairs      

PLEASE NOTE: THE DEPARTMENT OF HOME AFFAIRS IN LONDON MISSION WILL BE CLOSED FROM 22 DECEMBER 2017 AND WILL REOPEN FROM THE 02 JANUARY 2018.

The Office of the Department of Home Affair's is responsible for providing South African civic and immigration services in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. These services include:

 South African High Commission facilitates the receiving of these applications and refer them to South Africa for processing.

PLEASE NOTE

  PEOPLE TRAVELLING OR TRANSITING WITH CHILDREN TO THE REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA; please see directive and also download the Schools Trip Affidavit and Parental Consent Affidavit forms.

NB: PARENT WHO IS NOT ACCOMPANYING HIS OR HER CHILD ON THE TRIP SHOULD COME IN PERSON TO DO THE AFFIDAVIT. THE AFFIDAVIT CAN ALSO BE DONE BY A SOLICITOR (NOTARY PUBLIC).

 

PHYSICAL ADDRESS:

15 Whitehall

London

SW1A 2DD

OFFICE HOURS 

08h45 to 12h45,  Monday to Friday except on Public Holidays for South Africa and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

TEL:  +44 (0) 207 925 8900 between 15h00 and 17h00

EMAIL:  london.civic@dirco.gov.za for passports, certificates, citizenship and ID documents 

london.visa@dirco.gov.za for visas and permanent residency

EMERGENCY AFTER HOURS: +44 (0) 207 451 7100