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Consulate-General of India in Durban , South Africa

Consulate-General of India in Durban  South Africa is an bridge of communication between India Government and South Africa. It operates as the official representative of the Consulate-General of India in Durban in South Africa.

Working Hours:
The Consulate is open on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and closed on Saturday, and Sunday. The Consulate remains closed on India and South Africa public holidays as well.

Before visiting the Consulate for citizenship, passport, civil acts registration, or notary related documents or services, an appointment is necessary. For other consular services, kindly book an appointment before visiting the Consulate.

How to Book an Appointment?
The India Consulate in South Africa has introduced an innovative "online appointment system." This system aims to organize the visa application systems, quickly process submissions, and documents, and offer efficient consular services. The service is available 24/7, and with helpful features like automatic queuing and user-friendly steps for booking an appointment, it has turned out to be an effective system.

Anyone can use this system to book an appointment with the India Consulate in South Africa. There are no charges applied for using this service. An online appointment system's benefit is that applicants can easily book appointments for multiple consular services, change the date or time of visit, or even cancel the appointment conveniently.

The online appointment system currently offers three modes of booking, namely Initial Appointment, Change an Appointment, and Cancel or Delete an appointment.

Consular Services:
The Consulate offers a wide range of consular services to citizens residing or visiting India and people wishing to visit for tourism or investment purposes.

The Consulate can facilitate various services, including the issuance of passport and visa, document legalization, identity verification, birth, marriage, and death certificates, and emergency travel documentation.

In case you are a India citizen and have lost your passport or ID card, you can contact the embassy to obtain a new passport and ID card. You may also apply for emergency travel documents in case of damaged, lost, or expired passports. If you are traveling, the embassy will ensure that your desired documents are issued before your visa expires. If a minor or underage person requires emergency travel documents, the embassy will need a written application from a guardian or parent to issue a new ID card or passport.

It is worth noting that the Consular Section of the India Embassy in South Africa has started issuing a visa. However, only British citizens can currently apply for a visa to India.

Please note that citizens of countries categorized as visa-exempt to enter South Africa by the India government cannot apply for a visa. Moreover, the fourteen-day self-isolation rule is no longer applicable, but visitors will have to show a negative COVID-19 test report upon arriving. The test report must not be more than three days older than the date of departure.

Visa Services:
The embassy aims to offer superior service quality to applicants who have requested a visa to enter India. The visa centers can facilitate applicants in all sorts of issues, from verification of support documents to submission or collection of documents and understanding the visitors' rules after entering South Africa.

Following are the most common types of visas provided by this Consulate and online to be used by the citizens:

You can book your appointments to visit the Consulate by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the Consulate because the office hours may vary.

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The purpose of your intended travel (Tourist, Business, Studies or etc) and other facts will determine what type of visa is required under India immigration law. As a visa applicant, you will need to establish that you meet all requirements to receive the category of visa for which you are applying.

Address:

High Commission of India in Pretoria
852 Schoeman Street
Arcadia 0083, Pretoria
South Africa

Phone:

+27123425392

Fax:

local: (012) 342.5310
international: +27.12.342.5310

Email:

Website:

Address:

Consulate-General of India in Johannesburg
1, Eton Road (corner Jan Smuts Avenue & Eton Road)
Parktown 2193
South Africa

Phone:

+27114828484

Fax:

local: (011) 482.8492
international: +27.11.482.8492

Email:

Website:

Address:

Consulate of India in Cape Town
The Terraces, 9th Floor
34 Bree Street
Cape Town 8001
South Africa

Phone:

+27214198110

Fax:

local: (021) 419.8112
international: +27.21.419.8112

Email:

admin@hcict.org.za

Website: