Information about the South Africa embassy in Switzerland is verifiable. including address, telephone number, fax number and email addresses, and information about who is the head of the embassy and office hours.
South Africa’s embassy in Geneva has the main responsibility of providing diplomatic assistance and consular services to South Africa’s citizens while they are in Switzerland. They also provide services to local citizens who want to visit South Africa.
65 Rue du Rhône
+41 22 849 5454
Please call Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations Office in Geneva at +41 22 849 5454 to find out current hours of operation and other details.
The South Africa Embassy in Geneva is located at 65 Rue du Rhône
Switzerland. The phone number is +41 22 849 5454 and the email address is firstname.lastname@example.org. The Consular Section shares the same location as the Embassy and has close ties to the Foreign Ministry in South Africa. The Consular Section is responsible for providing information and services to South Africa citizens, South Africa-speaking Switzerland citizens, and Switzerland citizens who are of South Africa descent.
The embassy of South Africa in Switzerland is open Monday through Friday from 09:00 to 15:30. The offices of the embassy may be closed on South Africa and Switzerland public holidays. Reach easily Permanent Mission of South Africa to the United Nations Office in Geneva to confirm opening hours.
The embassy of South Africa is the best place to apply for or get a visa or a passport. They can also legalize documents at reasonable rates. Please contact the office directly for information on their services:
Obtaining a visa for South Africa can be difficult. The South Africa Consulate General in Geneva, Switzerland is the first South Africa Consulate to provide visa services in Switzerland. They offer routine and emergency visas to South Africa, submitting applications of those who have been in Switzerland for more than 3 months or have Switzerland nationality.
Aid-Air provides visa services to South Africa online. Some passports are eligible to apply for a visa online to South Africa in Geneva. Each request is unique and should be reviewed independently.
In order to check the eligibility of your passport for an electronic visa to South Africa, you must use Aid-Air services.
South Africa’s immigration authorities recommend that applications be submitted independently by the applicant himself or in the case of a minor, by the parent or his authorized representative.
At the same time, there is no prohibition to use the Aid-Air service in order to submit the application correctly and to avoid the rejection of your application.
Scheduling appointments at the embassy will be divided according to the request, for example the visa department and the citizen care department are different departments, and they have different reception schedules. You must select the department and read the methods of scheduling meetings according to the following areas of interest:
Appointment system of the South Africa Embassy in Geneva.
You intend to book an appointment for an application for a South Africa passport or ID for your family.
Please understand that appointments have to be booked with a few weeks’ notice due to high demand.
New appointments are made available every day approx. 8 weeks in advance. If there are currently no appointments available, please check here again in the next few days for a free time slot.
Additional appointment also are made availabe on short notice due to cancellation of others. Please note that several booked appointments with the same mail address and the same date of birth will be deleted without further notice.
In the case of a request to schedule an appointment at the Israeli embassy to receive a passport or ID card, an Aid-Air partner must be used.
To request an appointment at the embassy, Please contact Aid-Air.
For details on how to register for things like marriage and birth certificates, please contact us and we will provide more information. You can also register a change of name if your legal name has changed. You received a personal document list and booking code by email. Otherwise please contact with service provider Aid-Air.
Appointments without a booking code will be canceled automatically.
Here you can only book appointments for a national visa (if you stay longer than 90 days in South Africa, e.g. study visa, employment, working holiday, family reunification etc.)
To book an appointment for a national visa please with our service provider Aid-Air.
If you require assistance filling out forms, it is necessary that you prepare them beforehand and bring the completed form with you to the interview. Consular staff will not be able to help with this process.
To avoid wasting your time and having to reschedule an appointment, make sure you are prepared with the following documents before you approach the counter:
You can use our service provider Aid-Air to prepare or check the documents before your arrival for the interview, in order to save time or a refusal and a request to set a new date.
Other services at the Consulate will continue to be provided without an appointment, notably:
Please consult the online appointment system before each visit to the Consulate as it may be updated at any moment.
Make sure that this embassy can accommodate your region, if you are considering an appointment. Unfortunately, not all regional embassies of South Africa have the ability to process paperwork. If you reside in one of these regions, we recommend that you visit a different embassy in another country.
The aid-air.com team has done its most to ensure accuracy of the information on this website, but in case you happen to come across any errors on our page for the South Africa’s office in in Geneva or elsewhere on our website, we apologize and will do our best to make a fix as soon as possible. When brought to our attention any error will be corrected.
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Instructions for contacting the consulate:
The consulate is making every effort to respond to requests as soon as possible.
Multiple inquiries on the same subject will not expedite your request.
Only one request needs to be submitted.