Welcome to the Consular Section of the South African Embassy in The Hague

We appreciate your understanding during this period as we seek to safeguard the health of the public and Embassy personnel during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The processing of ID and passport applications have now resumed. Please make an appointment by emailing: [email protected]


The following visas will be issued during the lockdown in the Netherlands:

  1. People travelling to South Africa to set up business or acquiring an existing business in South Africa
  2. In terms Section 15(1) of the South Africa Immigration Act No.13 of 2002, a person who intends to establish a business or invest in a business is required to obtain a Business Visa.

          VISITOR’S VISA

  • Non-EU citizens travelling to South Africa strictly for business purposes can apply for a visa to travel to SA
  • For persons travelling to South Africa to conduct short-term work (subject to proof of supporting documents)

Kindly contact the Embassy to make an appointment in terms of the above:

Landline: 070 392 4501

Email: [email protected]

Embassy physical address:

South African Embassy
36 Wassenaarseweg
2596 CJ The Hague

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