This website is a joint project of the South African Embassy in Washington, DC and the South African Consulates General in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York.


Before visiting any of our offices in the U.S.A., please check the hours of operation below.

Our offices, excluding holidays, are open for applications and inquiries:

Chicago, IL: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Los Angeles, CA: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

New York, NY: Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Washington, DC :

Submit applications: Monday to Friday 08:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon

Pick up: Monday to Thursday 08:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

: Friday 08:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

South African Tourism

Visit SA Tourism’s website where you can dive deeper into all the irresistible experiences our country offers. Find out what to do, where to go, and be the first to get access to spectacular deals from preferred travel partners.

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National Population Registration Campaign

Home Affairs is intensifying its public outreach programme to ensure that each and every citizen, young and old, has been registered on the National Population Register and has the right document at a specified time of their lives.