Italian Consular Agency in East London

The Embassy of Italy is located in East London which is the city of South Africa.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of Italy located in South Africa is Enrico Contardo, Vice-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: Enrico Contardo, Vice-Consul

COVID-19 Statistics - Italy
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the Italian Consular Agency in East London could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

Italy Tourists Details
Italy 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 Italy.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of Italy situated in South Africa. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, South Africa has a representation in Italy. The consulate services are granted to visitors from South Africa to Italy as well as to Afghan citizens in South Africa. 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

Visa types granted by Italy are;

  • Italy Tourist Visa
  • Italy Business Visa
  • Italy Employment Visa
  • Italy Journalist Visa
  • Italy Student Visa
  • Italy Medical visa
  • Italy Transit Visa
  • Italy Visa for working with a NGO's registered in India
  • Italy Visa to carry out an internship in India
  • Italy Visa for participating in conferences, seminars, workshops
  • Italy Visa for Performing Artists
  • Italy Visa for Persons of Indian Origin

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 Italian Consular Agency in East London, if you find this information is not correct.


Rob Taylor

Good Morning, I am considering a visit to Italy ( Genoa ) in April / May 2024. Are you able to process / issue required Visa in East London and how long will it take before receipt of Visa and what is the total cost involved. Thank you.

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