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South Africans in Germany

Make an effort to check the validity of your South African passport regularly. 
Applying for your SA passport in Germany, and receiving it can take anything between 6 to 12 months. 
You can apply for a new passport while on holiday in South Africa, the current (2023) turnaround time is around 2 weeks

My SA Passport is stolen or lost

One of the worst things that can happen to you while in a foreign country is having your passport stolen or lost. Germany has a “Passpflicht”

My SA passport has expired

It is important to apply for your new passport well in advance, at least a year before the expiry date.Germany has a “Passpflicht” law – 

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SA Consular and Embassy services

The Embassy is in Berlin.Physical Address:Tiergartenstr. 18, 10785 Berlinberlin.consular@dirco.gov.zaTel.: +49-30-22073-0Fax: +49-30-22073-190Facebook page Consulate  in MunichPhysical Address:Sendlinger-Tor-Platz 5,80336 Munich,Germanymunich.consular@dirco.gov.za+49 89 2311630 from 8:00 am to 4:30 pmFacebook page Honorary Consuls

German citizenship

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