South African Consulate General in Lagos

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Lagos which is the city of Nigeria.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in Nigeria is Darkey Ephraim Africa, 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: Darkey Ephraim Africa, Consul General

COVID-19 Statistics - South Africa
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the South African Consulate General in Lagos 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 Nigeria. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, Nigeria has a representation in South Africa. The consulate services are granted to visitors from Nigeria to South Africa as well as to Afghan citizens in Nigeria. 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.

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Dear Sir/Ma, CORRECTION OF DATE OF BIRTH I trust this email finds your well. Thank you for the timely issue of my visa to South Africa. I remain proud of South Africa and I am very grateful. All the information are correct except for my date of birth. The error must have occurred while filling the online form. And I sincerely apologize for this. I am sorry for this error. Can you please, please correct my date of Birth to June 14, 1964 (14 June, 1964) which is what is in my passport? Please find attached my biodata page which I also uploaded online. Thank you for your compassion. I remain grateful and I await your kind response. FULL NAME: BISOLA OLABISI IRETUNDE ONAJIN OBEMBE REFERENCE NUMBER: EPS-DTY7 PASSPORT NUMBER: B50031482 E-mail: [email protected] eVisa APPLICATION: DEPARTMENT: HOME AFFAIRS REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA - TRV_VISITOR_LESS_THAN_90_DAYS NOTIFICATION Dr. Bisola Onajin-Obembe (MBBS, FWACS, MBA, PhD)


Dear Sir?Madam, I refer to my letter dated 04th March, 2022 where after my several visits to your Consulate Office in lagos, I was advised to send a Passport Renewal letter of my daughter to which up until now it has not been effected. The details of my daughter afre below. Surname : DIMO. Forname : MALAIKA ABRAHAM Date Of Birth : 22-11-2011 Place Of Birth : PRETORIA Country Of Birth : SOUTH AFRICA Child’s ID Number : 11112 0324 08 5 Kindly assist in this regards. Your usual and prompt assistance will be highly appreciated.

OKWUASHI Lawrence Okechukwu

Good morning Sir/Madam , I wish to apply for a South African police clearance certificate. I have lived in South Africa but back in Nigeria. Kindly assist me with information. I hope you are find this in order. Regards OKWUASHI L.O

South African High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria

Diplomatic Zone
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Central Business District

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