South African Honorary Consulate in Bogota

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Bogota which is the city of Colombia.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in Colombia is Mr Fred Eric Jacobsen, 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 Fred Eric Jacobsen, Honorary Consul

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

I want to travel to Cape Town to participate in a conference since 18 to 24 of March. I am Colombian, and I am leaving in Colombia. Is it possible to bring my documents to the consulate in Bogota to apply for my visa there? How can a make an appointment?

Mindahi Bastida

Hello good morning, Could you please let me know what do I need to get a tourist visa and how to make the appointment?

Diana Isabel Jimenez R

I want to travel to Cape Town to participate in a conference since 13 to 15 of February. I am Colombian, and I am leaving in Germany but I will be in Colombia for research activities since 23 of January. Is it possible to bring my documents to the consulate in Bogota to apply for my visa there?


Good morning, Me and my husband are traveling to Cape Town from January 5th to 11th. We will depart to Dubai on December 29th. I am a US permanent resident but I will be traveling with my Colombian passport. When you have a moment, could you please advise if you have any appointments available before December 24th? We'll be travelling on December 29th. Thank you so much, Maria

Ricardo Ruiters

HI I to apply for a tourist visa for my partner who's is a Colombian citizen,to come to South Africa.Coild you.please assist. Thanks

Mornay Fourie

Good day. My name is Mornay Fourie and would like to find out if you will be able to assist me in renewing my south african passport please. How long will this take and what is the cost for a passport renewal? Thank you Have a good day Regards


Good afternoon How long will it take to secure a Section11(2) visitor visa for work related activities. Could you share your checklist and is it possible for a person who is self employed to obtain a Section 11(2) visa for 3 months? How much is the application fee and how long does it take to obtain an appointment please?