South African Consulate General in Lubumbashi

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Lubumbashi which is the city of Congo, Democratic Republic of the.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in Congo, Democratic Republic of the is Mr N. Mashimbye, 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 N. Mashimbye, Consul General

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 Congo, Democratic Republic of the. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, Congo, Democratic Republic of the has a representation in South Africa. The consulate services are granted to visitors from Congo, Democratic Republic of the to South Africa as well as to Afghan citizens in Congo, Democratic Republic of the. 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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Jaco de Wet

Good morning, My name is Jaco de Wet. I am a South African citizen working in Sakania DRC for Frontier Mine under ERG Africa. I have a medical emergency and need to return to South Africa urgently by recommendation of doctor on the mine, but my passport is currently with the DRC immigration for my permanent work visa application since 5 January 2024 and we were informed that all visa applications for South African citizens have been put on hold indefinitely. Could you please assist me with emergency travel documents or a secondary passport so that I am able to travel to South Africa. Your assistance will be greatly appreciated. My direct contact numbers are: +27 83 376 7028 +243 83 208 5375


I m a Zimbabwean working in Lubumbashi, i want to apply for a South African work permit ,Is it possible to submit my documents here in Lubumbashi

South African Embassy in Kinshasa, the Democratic Republic of the Congo

77 Avenue Ngongo Lutete
Boite Postale 7829
Kinshasa 1
Congo (Democratic Republic)

(+243) 81 556 6586

(+243) 81 555 4321