Consulate of South Africa in Dubai

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Dubai which is the city of United Arab Emirates.

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.

Weather & Time
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 28° C,
Clear sky,  clouds 2 %,
Wind 5.21 m/s,  1008 hpa

COVID-19 Statistics - South Africa
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Consulate of South Africa in Dubai could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

South Africa Tourists Details
South Africa 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 South Africa.

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

South Africa VISAS
Following are the types of visas provided by this embassy to be used by the citizens:

  • South Africa Tourist Visa
  • Visit Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Work Visa
  • Medical Visa
  • Study Visa
  • Relatives’ Visa
  • Exchange Visa
  • Retired Persons’ Visa

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.

*Please help us to update with correct information for Consulate of South Africa in Dubai, if you find this information is not correct.


Daniel Newton

Can I apply for a Traffic Number at the consulate in the UAE?

Neil Govender

Hi, I would like to apply for a new passport as my current passport expires on in July 2024


I would like to get an appointment, kindly provide me with a convinient time to visit.

Maqhafwe Sam

Dear Sir/Madam May i please know what is the process of renewing passport within Dubai ,My passport will expire next year 13 October 2024,and how soon may I start reapplying for one? Assistance would be highly appreciated

Elsabe Coetzee

How to apply for a renewal of child dependant passport and cost

Lando Nel

Hi, I'd love to renew my expired South African passport please as soon as possible?

Irshad Sulliman

Dear Sir I need to sign an official court document in the presence of a commissioner of oaths. please can i make an appointment.

Fahad munir

Hello Sir / Madam, I have submitted the application for business VISA on 17.10.2023 as i have meetings to attend in next week starting from 06.11.2023. So far there is no response on it. Could you please assist expediting the process?

Dylan Forsyth

I would like to apply for a new passport

South African Embassy in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Corner Airport Road and 25th Street, Villa No. A029
Al Mushref Area
P. O. Box 29446
Abu Dhabi
United Arab Emirates

(+971) 2 44 734 46

(+971) 2 41 764 00
(+971) 2 44 732 62