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

Urgent Notice: 17 December 2020

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 South African Embassy in The Hague will suspend the following services during lockdown:



****** Only emergency travel certificates will be considered


The following visas will be issued during the above period:

  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


Mobile: 00 31 612 4040 31
Mobile: 00 31 651 2781 39

Embassy physical address:

South African Embassy
36 Wassenaarseweg
2596 CJ The Hague

After hours number:

For international calls: +31 61 240 4031
For domestic calls: +31 61 240 4031

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