HOLIDAYS OBSERVED

Please check the list of holidays Missions will observe this year.

Write your email address on the upper right hand corner of your application form to receive updates on the status of your application. 

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SOUTH AFRICAN MISSIONS
IN THE UNITED STATES:

The South African Consulate General
in Chicago, Illinois
200 South Michigan Avenue, 6th Floor
Chicago, IL 60604
Tel. (312) 939-7929
Fax: (312) 939-2588
Email
Website

The South African Consulate General
in Los Angeles, CA
6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600
Los Angeles, CA 90048
Tel. (323) 651-0902
Fax: (323) 651-5969
Email
Website:

The South African Consulate General
in New York City
333 East 38th Street,
9th Floor
New York NY 10016
Tel: (212) 213-4880
Fax: (212) 856-1575
Email
Website

The South African Embassy in Washington, DC
3051 Massachusetts Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20008
Tel: (202) 232-4400
Fax: (202) 244-9417
Email
Website

Medical Permit 

This is a permit issued to all foreigners intending to visit South Africa for the purpose of undergoing medical treatment

Checklist: Application filed at Missions

  • A duly completed application form (BI-1738) signed by applicant
  • Passport valid for no less than 30 days after the expiry of intended visit
  • Two (2) passport photos
  • Roundtrip flight itinerary
  • Letter from the applicant’s practitioner in RSA indicating the purpose for treatment and the period of treatment.
  • Police clearance certificate (full criminal background check report - FBI) from all countries applicant lived in since age 18 for one year or longer
  • Non-refundable fee of $72.00 money order for processing
  • Proof of U.S. legal status (copy of green card, H1B etc) if not U.S. citizen.
  • Processing time is 5 business days, it may take up to 10 days during peak season

Attention:  South African Consulate General in New York Applicants ONLY:

  • $16.00 money order for overnight mailing.