South African Consulate General in Shanghai

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Shanghai which is the city of China.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in China is Mr E. T. Thage, 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 E. T. Thage, Consul General

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

*Please help us to update with correct information for South African Consulate General in Shanghai, if you find this information is not correct.


Alison Jones

Hi there. I am moving to Shanghai in July and need help with a couple of things. I have sent a few emails with no reply, please can you get back to me so that I can mail you with my requests. Thank you.

Portia Gladys Wyngard -Solomons

Good morning I need to apply urgently for a passport for myself Mrs Portia Gladys Wyngard -Solomons and for my husband Me. Llewellyn Theron Solomons, I have been trying several days to get an appointment, I have applied on a website and received no response from the 26th January. I am now at the consulate in Shanghai and request assistance to apply for a passport

Embassy of South Africa in Beijing, China

5 Dongzhimenwai Dajie
Beijing 100600

86 10 6532 7323

(+86) 10 6532 7139