South African Honorary Consulate in Chittagong

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Chittagong which is the city of Bangladesh.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in Bangladesh is Mr Mohammed Solaiman Alam Seth, 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 Mohammed Solaiman Alam Seth, Honorary Consul

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

Good day, what is the process for Bangladeshi officials to apply for official visa to go to South Africa? Also what is the processing time for official visa and tourist visa?

Showmitra Chowdhury

Dear Consulate of Chattogram office, I am Showmitra Chowdhury, working as a Scientific Officer at Bangladesh Oceanographic Research Institute (BORI) (MOST). In the upcoming November last I will go to Antarctica with NCPOR, India. First I will go to India and then I will go to capetown through air and then from capetown I will go to Antarctica through Ship. For that, I need to contact with you as soon as possible for a entry VISA. Please contact with me and my mobile number is 01823620621.