South African Embassy in Paris

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Paris which is the city of France.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in France is Ms D F Msimang, 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: Ms D F Msimang, Ambassador

COVID-19 Statistics - South Africa
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the South African Embassy in Paris 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 France. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, France has a representation in South Africa. The consulate services are granted to visitors from France to South Africa as well as to Afghan citizens in France. 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 Embassy in Paris, if you find this information is not correct.


Elsabe Biankazi

Good evening. I need an unabridged birthday certificate for myself.

Amber Crake

Good day, I would like to apply for a South African passport renewal as mine expires next year. Please could you advise me as to the forms I need to complete. Currently i live in Annecy France. Is it possible to renew my passport online or am I required to go to the embassy in Paris? Thank you for your assistance. Regards, Amber Crake

South African Honorary Consulate General in Lille, France

8, avenue Foch
B.P. 256


South African Honorary Consulate in Rennes, France

Centre d'Affaires Ile-de-France
4, avenue Charles Tillon
35000 Rennes

(+33) 2 23 46 14 15