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Embassy of P.R.China in the Republic of South Africa

 Visa Application Form of PRC

Ambassador: Mr. Zhong Jianhua
Address: 972 Pretorius Street, Arcadia 0083, Pretoria, South Africa
Tel: +27-12-4316500
Fax: +27-12-3424244

Consular Office
Address: 255 Athlone Street, Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel: +27-12-4316537 
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

 2015 Public Holidays of the Embassy
Festival Date Day
New Year's Day January 1 Thursday
Spring Festival February 18 - 20 Wednesday - Friday
SA Good Friday April 3 Friday
SA Freedom Day April 27 Monday
International Labor Day May 1 Friday
Dragon Boat Festival June 22 Monday
Chinese National Day October 1, 2 Thursday, Friday
SA Christmas Day December 25 Friday

  Please contact Embassy of South Africa in China if South Africans have problems there.

 Related China Embassies in Africa: Sudan, Tanzania, Togo