South African Embassy in Doha

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Doha which is the city of Qatar.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in Qatar is Mr Saad Cachalia, Ambassador. 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 Saad Cachalia, Ambassador
  • COVID-19 Statistics - South Africa
    Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the South African Embassy in Doha 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 Qatar. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, Qatar has a representation in South Africa. The consulate services are granted to visitors from Qatar to South Africa as well as to Afghan citizens in Qatar. 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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    Ahmad Marwan

    Hi I am a Jordanian citizen with a valid QID. I am going to South Africa for work in December 2023, do i need a visa?

    Kannaian Shanmgam

    I am an Indian citizen living in Qatar. I wanted to apply for a tourist visa online. I send a request yesterday but till now I did not get any reply. Please guide me

    Shreyas Venkatesh

    I would like an appointment for the tourist visa as soon as possible. Please reach out to let me know how we can proceed.

    Primalina Fajardo

    Tourist visa application

    Jonallen Riggins

    I would like an appointment on Monday July 18th at 10:30am to have some real estate documents signed and stamped.

    Ivan D'Souza

    Request for an appointment for 24th May @ 09.00am to apply tourist visa to South Africa for myself and family. I wish to travel on 08th of June to 15th of June 2023


    I want to apply for Visit Visa


    Good afternoon , Please advise if Namibia tourist visa is processed thru your embassy for Qatar Residents ? please advise the link to apply or what is the procedure. Thank you Balal

    Anton Tonev

    I would like to book an appointment for a tourist visa on 1.March or 2.March,any time.Thank you!