South African Honorary Consulate in Chennai

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Chennai which is the city of India.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in India is Mr M. M. Murugappan, Honorary Consul. 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 M. M. Murugappan, Honorary Consul
  • 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 India. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, India has a representation in South Africa. The consulate services are granted to visitors from India to South Africa as well as to Afghan citizens in India. 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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    High Commission of South Africa in New Delhi, India

    B-18, Vasant Marg
    Vasant Vihar
    New Delhi - 110057

    91-11-2614 9411 - 20

    +91-11-2614 3605

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    House No 545
    Sector 10

    (+91) 172 274 4435

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    Gandhi Mansion
    20, Altamount Road
    P O Box 6504, Cumballa Hill
    Mumbai 400 026

    (+91) 22-2351 3725
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    (+91) 22-2351 3730