Embassy of South Africa in Beijing

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

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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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 Embassy of South Africa in Beijing , if you find this information is not correct.


Liujiao Ren

Good day, I would like to apply a new South Africa passport as my pages has ran out, would like to find out what documents do I need to bring and can I please make an appointment, thanks in advance.

Mr. Batsukh

Two Mongolian citizens will make a connection from Lusaka-JNB flight (terminal A) to JNB-Windhoek flight (terminal B) at Tambo JNB airport on 28 April? Do we need transit visa for South Africa?


Hi ,I am still waiting for the reply of cahnging marriage status and get a marriage certificate in South Africa. is there any telephone number can be called? Since the phone number on website doesn't work any more, thanks


Hi, I just got married in July in Dalian China, how can I change my marriage status in South Africa? What documents do I need, looking forward to hearing from you soon, thank you,have a nice day.

Cindylee vanniekerk

Hi,I am still waiting to hear about my passport I did in March please assist me if you can .As I really ,really need it and Dirco says it is in the Beijing Embassy.


Good day. I am taking my Chinese fiance to south africa for travel. she will obtain a short stay visa. can this visa be extended if need and where do i do this. I do not recive any information in south africa.

Riaan Whelan

Hi I am an SA citizen living in Tianjin. I would like to take my 2.5 year old daughter for a visit to South Africa. She is a Chinese citizen. What visa do I need to apply for her to get into SA, and can I apply at the Beijing Embassy?

South African Consulate General in Shanghai, China

222 Yan An Road East
27th Floor, Room 2705/6
Shanghai 200002

(+86) 21 5359 4977

(+86) 21 6335 2980
(+86) 21 6335 2810