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Address 3051 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Telephone (+1) 202 232 4400
Fax (+1) 202 265 1607
Social Media Washington Embassy on Facebook
Office Hours By appointment
Services available Visa, Passport, Consular services

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Mr Pieter Andries Vermeulen Ambassador (+1) 202 232 4400

South African Embassy in USA (Washington)

About the South African Embassy in the USA (Washington)



The South African Embassy in the USA is located at 3051 Massachusetts Avenue in Washington DC. South Africans in the United States can contact the offices by calling (+1) 202 232 4400 or by sending an email to

The South African Embassy in the USA offers a range of civic services including visa and passport processing. They can also provide document legalisation services.

SA embassies and high commissions abroad are responsible for assisting South African citizens in foreign countries. They also work with citizens wishing to travel to South Africa from the country where they are stationed. If you are traveling to the United States and need advice, referrals,  or document assistance, the first consideration should be to get in touch with your closest embassy or high commission.

Aside from the embassy in Washington, South Africa is also represented in the United States by the following consulates:

New York Consulate-General

Address: 333 East 38th Street, 9th Floor, New York
Tel: (+1) 212 213 4880
Fax: (+1) 212 213 0102 (Political), (+1) 212 692 2434 (Admin), (+1) 212 856 1576 (Economic)
Email: (General), (Consular)

United Nations Permanent Mission in New York

Address: Based at the New York Consulate-General
Tel: (+1) 212 213 5583
Fax: (+1) 212 692 2498

California Consulate-General

Address: 6300 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 600, Los Angeles, California
Tel: (+1) 323 651 0902
Fax: (+1) 323 651 5969
Email: (General), (Consular), (Civic Affairs)


Wisconsin Honorary Consulate

Tel: (+1) 414 286 2221
Fax: (+1) 414 286 3456


Minnesota Honorary Consulate

Tel: (+1) 612 377 0600
Fax: (+1) 612 377 0060


It is always advisable to get in touch with the office to confirm which consular services are on offer.

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