SOUTH AFRICAN VISA FACILITATION SERVICE (VFS GLOBAL) WILL START OPERATING IN LONDON, MANCHESTER AND EDINBURGH FROM FRIDAY, 7 AUGUST 2015.
In an effort to improve our service to British citizens and other nationals residing in UK who wish to travel to South Africa, a South African Visa Facilitation Service (VFS Global) will start operating in London, Manchester and Edinburgh from Friday, 7 August 2015.
VFS Global has had international success and is currently facilitating visas for South African Missions in Africa and Asia, countries such as Kenya, DRC, Angola, Nigeria, Ghana, China and India....Please Read more
||The Consular Section (Home Affairs) at 15 Whitehall will be closed on 31st August 2015.
||The pages on Permits are being updated according to the new Immigration Regulations 2014.
Please, see also the Official New Immigration Regulations published by the Department of Home Affairs in Pretoria
YELLOW FEVER POLICY FOR SOUTH AFRICA
26 August 2011
South Africans travelling to Zambia will now be required to have a Yellow Fever vaccination certificate following a global Yellow Fever risk assessment conducted by the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Zambia`s status has been classified as a low risk. However, as Yellow Fever is vaccine preventable, and travellers to and from countries with a low risk of transmission still risk contracting or importing Yellow Fever into South Africa, the Department of Health in South Africa has updated the Yellow Fever vaccination policy to include Zambia.
The new policy will be effective from 1 October 2011. From this date, a valid Yellow Fever certificate will be required for travellers over 1 year old:
- travelling from Zambia, or
- having been in transit through a Yellow Fever risk country including Zambia.
Yellow Fever is an infectious vector-borne disease that is caused by a virus. It is transmitted by the bite of an infected mosquito vector...Read more
Tel. : + 27 12 395 800/900
Welcome to the web pages of the Home Affairs
Consular Section.The Home Affairs Consular section is an attached
Department which falls under the auspices of the South African High
Commission, London. We however represent the Department of Home Affairs in respect of all functional maters.
- Foreign nationals who want to visit South Africa either temporary
or permanently must use the Visa pages.
Opening hours are
- The office dealing with Foreign Passport Holders will be opened from 09h00 to 11h00 Monday to Friday except on public holidays. Collections will be from 11h00 - 12h00
In cases of extreme emergency, applicants concerned
should send their emergency requests to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax
to: 020 783 5198
Ensure that you include:
- doctors’ letter
or death certificate - Issued by the Department of Home Affairs,
in cases of deaths in South Africa
- your telephone number so
that you can be contacted immediately.
Please, do not proceed to the office without receiving a confirmation
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