Ambassador: Mr. Zhong Jianhua
Address: 972 Pretorius Street, Arcadia 0083, Pretoria, South Africa
Address: 255 Athlone Street, Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel for Consular Assistance: +27-0785857708, 0732777190
Office Hours: 08:30-12:00, Monday-Friday (except holidays)
Consular Districts of the Consulates
|Consulate General||Consular Jurisdiction|
|The Embassy in Pretoria||Pretoria Region, North West Province, Limpopo Province, Mpumalanga Province, the Kingdom of Swaziland|
|The Consulate General in Cape Town||Eastern Cape Province, Western Cape Province, Northern Cape Province|
|The Consulate General in Durban||KwaZulu-Natal Province|
|The Consulate General in Johannesburg||Gauteng Province, Free State Province (Orange Free State)|
The Embassy in Pretoria does not accept cash payment for applications. Applicants are required to do deposit or bank transfer into the account of the embassy in FNB. For collection, applicants are required to present the Pick-up Form and Deposit Receipt.
1. Regular Visa Fee per Person
|Types||Citizens of South Africa & Other Countries||Citizens of USA|
|Single-Entry valid for 3 months||ZAR 250||ZAR 410|
|Double-Entry valid for 6 months||ZAR 380||ZAR 610|
|Multi-Entry Valid for 6 Months||ZAR 500||ZAR 820|
|Multi-Entry Valid for 12 Months||ZAR 750||ZAR 1,220|
|Hong Kong Visa/Entry Permit||ZAR 250||ZAR 250|
1. Diplomatic/Courtesy/Service Visa is free of charge.
2. South African citizens are exempt from a visa to both Hong Kong and Macau for up to 30 days.
2. Expedited Service Fee per Person
It usually takes four workdays for processing applications. However, additional amount of money will be charged if you want to use express service.
|2 working days processing||ZAR 250|
|3 working days processing||ZAR 170|
2013 Public Holidays of the Embassy
|New Year's Day||January 1||Tuesday|
|Spring Festival||February 11, 12||Monday, Tuesday|
|Qingming Festival||April 4||Thursday|
|International Labor Day||May 1||Wednesday|
|Dragon Boat Festival||June 12||Wednesday|
|Women's Day||August 9||Friday|
|Mid-Autumn Festival||September 19||Thursday|
|Chinese National Day||October 1 - 3||Tuesday - Thursday|
|Day of Reconciliation||December 16||Monday|
|Christmas Day||December 25, 26||Wednesday, Thursday|
Please contact Embassy of South Africa in China if South Africans have problems there.
Related China Embassies in Africa: Sudan, Tanzania, Togo