British Consulate General in Cape Town

The Embassy of United Kingdom is located in Cape Town which is the city of South Africa.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of United Kingdom located in South Africa is Mr Ben Llewellyn-Jones , Consul General. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.


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Head of Mission: Mr Ben Llewellyn-Jones , Consul General

United Kingdom Tourists Details
United Kingdom is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit United Kingdom.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of United Kingdom situated in South Africa. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, South Africa has a representation in United Kingdom. The consulate services are granted to visitors from South Africa to United Kingdom as well as to Afghan citizens in South Africa. These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarizing documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Absentee Tazkera
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

Visa types granted by United Kingdom are;

  • United Kingdom Work Visas
  • United Kingdom Business Visas
  • United Kingdom Study Visas
  • United Kingdom Visitor Visas
  • United Kingdom Family Visas
  • United Kingdom Settlement Visas
  • United Kingdom Transit Visas

You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.

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