The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in the United States

The Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in the United States This is the official page of the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in Washington DC www.saembassy.org We represent the South African people and their government.

Operating as usual

10/09/2020

#JerusalemaDanceChallenge

Ambassador Mfeketo will be participating in the American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) webinar series on Tuesday ...
10/09/2020
Next Tuesday: ACCF webinar with South Africa's Ambassador to the U.S.

Ambassador Mfeketo will be participating in the American Council for Capital Formation (ACCF) webinar series on Tuesday 13 October, 12h00pm (EST) on the topic: Lessons from N. Mandela for Reconciliation & South African-US Economics Relations. To participate in this discussion, please register here: https://bit.ly/2I8pY41

Our ACCF webinar series continues. Next Tuesday, October 13, at 12:00 noon EST, we’re delighted to host South Africa’s Ambassador to the U.S. Nomaindiya Mfeketo for a webinar on a very timely topic: Lessons from Nelson Mandela for Reconciliation and South African-US Economics Relations.  

[READ]: Update on the re-opening of South African borders for international travel. #COVID19 #TravelAlert #SouthAfrica P...
10/01/2020

[READ]: Update on the re-opening of South African borders for international travel. #COVID19 #TravelAlert #SouthAfrica
Please see the guidelines on travel to South Africa during Alert Level 1 in South Africa: https://bit.ly/2Sg7zUL

[READ]: Statement by the Minister of Home Affairs regarding the reopening of borders & Home Affairs services during Aler...
09/30/2020
Minister Aaron Motsoaledi: Re-opening of borders and ports of entry for international travellers during Coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic lockdown level 1 | South African Government

[READ]: Statement by the Minister of Home Affairs regarding the reopening of borders & Home Affairs services during Alert Level 1. https://bit.ly/3l40XWa #Level1 #COVIDSA #Travel

30 Sep 2020Statement of the Minister of Home Affairs regarding the reopening of borders and services during Alert Level 1All 18 land ports of entry will be opened with effect from 1 October 2020. The other 35 land ports of entry remain closed.The Department of Home Affairs is extending the validity....

[READ]: Minister Naledi Pandor on the re-opening of borders & ports of entry for international travelers during Coronavi...
09/30/2020
Minister Naledi Pandor: Re-opening of borders and ports of entry for international travellers during Coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic lockdown level 1 | South African Government

[READ]: Minister Naledi Pandor on the re-opening of borders & ports of entry for international travelers during Coronavirus Covid-19 epidemic lockdown level 1. https://bit.ly/3jjcsse #Level1 #COVID19SA

30 Sep 2020Briefing statement on the re-opening of the borders and ports of entry for international travellersFellow South Africans, esteemed travellers and visitors to our beloved country and members of the media, thank you for allowing us, the Ministers tasked with immigration, tourism, health, tr...

[Watch Video]: Happy Heritage Day South Africa, may the beauty of our colourful and rich cultures always ignite a sense ...
09/24/2020

[Watch Video]: Happy Heritage Day South Africa, may the beauty of our colourful and rich cultures always ignite a sense of pride within you! https://bit.ly/2EsPAXU

How are you celebrating your #HeritageDay tomorrow & over the weekend? We'd love to see you #FlyTheFlag & show your #Jer...
09/23/2020

How are you celebrating your #HeritageDay tomorrow & over the weekend? We'd love to see you #FlyTheFlag & show your #JerusalemaDanceChallenge moves! Tag us & Brand South Africa in your heritage celebrations! #MyHeritageYourHeritage #FlyForHeritage

Join us in our final #HeritageMonth Conversation with South African food icon, food stylist and author, Dorah Sitole, on...
09/21/2020

Join us in our final #HeritageMonth Conversation with South African food icon, food stylist and author, Dorah Sitole, on 22 Sept 2020. Join us here: https://forms.gle/ow8pzEFcfqL9BHcE6
#MyHeritageYourHeritage #HeritageMonth2020

09/17/2020

We would like to extend our apologies regarding the visuals on the Heritage Month Conversation stream with Msaki this morning/afternoon. We hope that you were still able to listen in on the conversation. Thank you for joining us!

On 21 September 2020 #SouthAfrica Africa will move to alert level 1. Travel into & out of South Africa for business, lei...
09/16/2020

On 21 September 2020 #SouthAfrica Africa will move to alert level 1. Travel into & out of South Africa for business, leisure & other travel is permitted with effect from 1 October 2020. Detailed information regarding implementation of these new regulations will be shared.

Join us for our second Heritage Month Conversation with South African musician, composer, producer and curator, Msaki, o...
09/15/2020

Join us for our second Heritage Month Conversation with South African musician, composer, producer and curator, Msaki, on Thursday, 17 September at 10h00 (ET) or 16h00 (South Africa). You can join the conversation by registering for the event below or follow live on our page.

Register here to participate in the conversation live: https://forms.gle/UaGKcdswn4vpCC6n7

09/11/2020
Repatriation Flights – Embassy of the Republic of South Africa

Please be informed that as of 14 September 2020, all travelers to South Africa must complete an online self-quarantine form, as manually completed forms will no longer be accepted. You can find a link to the online form on our website: http://www.saembassy.org/2020/09/repatriation-flights/

For any other queries related to self-quarantine in South Africa, please contact [email protected]

Home2020SeptemberRepatriation Flights Repatriation FlightsUncategorized / By Public Diplomacy SA Embassy The South African Embassy has been notified of several commercial repatriation flights available for travel to South Africa. Passengers interested in these flights must book directly through the....

09/10/2020
Throughout the month of September, the Embassy will be hosting a series of Heritage Month Conversations with South Afric...
09/08/2020

Throughout the month of September, the Embassy will be hosting a series of Heritage Month Conversations with South Africans in various areas of the Arts & Culture sector. Our first conversation is with award-winning South African writer and film director, Vusi Africa on Thursday, 10 September at 10h00 (ET) or 16h00 (South Africa). You can join the conversation by registering for the event below or follow live on our page. To register: https://forms.gle/FBAcgnJuevHtC1UeA
Department of International Relations and Cooperation, SA South African Consulate General, New York

The Embassy of South Africa in Washington, DC and the South African Consulates General in New York, Los Angeles & Chicag...
09/07/2020

The Embassy of South Africa in Washington, DC and the South African Consulates General in New York, Los Angeles & Chicago, will be closed on Monday, 7 September. Normal operations will resume on Tuesday, 8 September. Please plan your visit accordingly. #HappyLaborDay

09/03/2020
Repatriation Flights – Embassy of the Republic of South Africa

[READ]: South African Embassy has been notified of several commercial repatriation flights available for travel to South Africa. See more: https://bit.ly/3bplDE7

Home2020SeptemberRepatriation Flights Repatriation FlightsUncategorized / By Public Diplomacy SA Embassy The South African Embassy has been notified of several commercial repatriation flights available for travel to South Africa. Passengers interested in these flights must book directly through the....

Minister Pandor of theDepartment of International Relations and Cooperation, SA  will host the 2020 Gertrude Shope Annua...
08/26/2020

Minister Pandor of the
Department of International Relations and Cooperation, SA
will host the 2020 Gertrude Shope Annual Dialogue Forum virtually on 27-28 August 2020. To register: https://bit.ly/34BTwQS #GenerationEquality #WomensMonth2020 #WomensEqualityDay

Deputy Minister Mashego-Dlamini will be speaking on a Webinar on Silencing the Guns and Ending Gender-Based Violence: Wo...
08/25/2020

Deputy Minister Mashego-Dlamini will be speaking on a Webinar on Silencing the Guns and Ending Gender-Based Violence: Women, Peace & Security Agenda. 26 August 2020. To register: https:// https://bit.ly/2CWhrir

The empowerment of women is everyone’s business and needs the support of government, business, labour, civil society and...
08/25/2020

The empowerment of women is everyone’s business and needs the support of government, business, labour, civil society and everyone who has a voice. #GenerationEquality #WomensMonth

[TONIGHT]: Join @WOSA_USA in collaboration with the @smithsonian & SA Embassy for a Discovering the Wines of South Afric...
08/20/2020

[TONIGHT]: Join @WOSA_USA in collaboration with the @smithsonian & SA Embassy for a Discovering the Wines of South Africa seminar. To register: https://bit.ly/3lakSDJ

[READ]: Learn more about why #SouthAfrica celebrates Women's Day on 9 August in our Women's Day infographic. #WomensMont...
08/14/2020

[READ]: Learn more about why #SouthAfrica celebrates Women's Day on 9 August in our Women's Day infographic. #WomensMonth #GenerationEquality #WomenSupportingWomen

Today we remember the 20 000 women who stood-up against injustice & inequality in South Africa! We are also reminded of ...
08/09/2020

Today we remember the 20 000 women who stood-up against injustice & inequality in South Africa! We are also reminded of the work ahead to be done for a more inclusive, safer & brighter future for the women & girls of South Africa. Happy #WomensDay2020 https://bit.ly/3gMxsGs

The women of 1956, and countless others set the tone for gender equality and empowerment in a democratic South Africa. H...
08/06/2020

The women of 1956, and countless others set the tone for gender equality and empowerment in a democratic South Africa. How will we work together today to realize an equal future? #GenerationEquality #WomensMonth
Department of International Relations and Cooperation, SA

The promotion of gender equality & women’s empowerment is central to the SA government’s efforts to combat poverty & sti...
08/04/2020

The promotion of gender equality & women’s empowerment is central to the SA government’s efforts to combat poverty & stimulate sustainable development. #GenerationEquality #WomensMonth
Department of International Relations and Cooperation, SA

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@phumzileunwomen

August is Women’s Month in #SouthAfrica, it provides an opportunity to pay homage to the generations of women whose stru...
08/03/2020

August is Women’s Month in #SouthAfrica, it provides an opportunity to pay homage to the generations of women whose struggles laid the foundations to empower women today. Whilst we still have a way to go, we are taking steps forward. #GenerationEquality #WomensMonth2020

07/05/2020
Flights to South Africa & Beyond

Dear All,

Please be advised that South African Airways is planning an additional repatriation flight from Washington, DC-Dulles to Johannesburg on 16 July. The flight will depart Washington, DC-Dulles at 7:40PM and arrive Johannesburg (17 July) at 4:50PM.

Any Citizens wishing to take up this opportunity need to register for this flight on the SAA website at www.flysaa.com. The registration for the flight closes on Tuesday, 7 July. Please note that this is only a registration and that the operation of this flight will depend upon the passenger demand.

All Bookings, Payments and logistics for the flight will be handled exclusively by SAA and not the South African Embassy or its Consulates.

If you have registered with the Embassy and/or Consulates in the US, your verified information will be forwarded to SAA. You do not need to make any further registrations with the Embassy and/or Consulates for clearance to travel.

SAA has the most frequent daily flights to Cape Town. Buy flight tickets from Johannesburg to fly to destinations like London, New York, Hong Kong and more.

We are looking forward to the reflections of Patrick Gaspard  and Destiny Hodges tomorrow in the Inter-Generational Dial...
06/29/2020

We are looking forward to the reflections of Patrick Gaspard
and Destiny Hodges tomorrow in the Inter-Generational Dialogue: Sharing Stories on Youth Agency, Race & Inequality. 30 June 9H00 (ET) Register: https://cutt.ly/IiyNZK2
#YouthMonth2020 #YouthAreLeading
@Youth_SAIIA

Join Meisha Robinson @IAmWeAreYouth and Celiwe Shivambu SAIIA Youth Policy Committee  next Tuesday as they share their r...
06/26/2020

Join Meisha Robinson @IAmWeAreYouth and Celiwe Shivambu SAIIA Youth Policy Committee next Tuesday as they share their reflections on the Inter-Generational Dialogue: Sharing Stories on Youth Agency, Race & Inequality. 30 June 9H00 (ET) / 15H00 (SAST) Register: https://cutt.ly/IiyNZK2
#YouthMonth2020 #YouthAreLeading

06/25/2020

STATEMENT REGARDING SAA FLIGHT ON 27 JUNE 2020

The South African Embassy wishes to advise that the SAA flight to Johannesburg, South Africa from Washington, DC is scheduled for 27 June, 2020 departing at 19h40. Citizens wishing to take up this opportunity may do so by directly contacting SAA (please see contact information below).

All bookings, payments and travel logistics for the flight are handled exclusively by SAA and not the South African Embassy or its Consulates.

If you have registered with the Embassy and/or Consulates in the US, your information has been forwarded to SAA. You do not need to make any further registrations/ verification with the Embassy.

SAA Contact:
[email protected] or [email protected]
Repatriation Link on the home page at www.flysaa.com

As we continue to celebrate #YouthMonth2020, please join us for a special Inter-Generational Dialogue: Sharing Stories o...
06/24/2020

As we continue to celebrate #YouthMonth2020, please join us for a special Inter-Generational Dialogue: Sharing Stories on Youth Agency, Race & Inequality. #YouthAreLeading
30 June 9H00 (ET)/15H00 (SAST)
To register: https://cutt.ly/IiyNZK2

06/22/2020

Please note that the Embassy will be open Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10h00-14h00 for South African Citizens requiring Consular services. Please schedule an appointment to visit using the information below.

For Immigration and Civic Services Matters:

Ms Constance Ramaru
E-mail: [email protected]

For Consular Services Matters:

Mr Sente Paster Matigwato
E-mail: [email protected]

44 Years on, young people are still our greatest agents of change! Youth Power: Growing South Africa Together in the Per...
06/16/2020

44 Years on, young people are still our greatest agents of change! Youth Power: Growing South Africa Together in the Period of #COVID19. #YouthDay2020 #16June1976 #SowetoUprising #YouthPower #PlayYourPart http://www.saembassy.org/youth-day-2020/

Address

3051 Massachusetts Ave NW
Washington D.C., DC
20008

General information

Consular hours: Mon - Fri: 9 - 12

Opening Hours

Monday 08:30 - 17:00
Tuesday 08:30 - 17:00
Wednesday 08:30 - 17:00
Thursday 08:30 - 17:00
Friday 08:30 - 17:00

Telephone

(202) 232-4400

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