German Consulate General Cape Town

German Consulate General, Triangle House

Welcome to the German Consulate General Cape Town

The Consulate General in Cape Town is the official representation of the Federal Government of Germany in the provinces Northern Cape, Eastern Cape, Western Cape and St. Helena.

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Latest News of the German Consulate General Cape Town

Here you find the latest news on political events, economy, science and sports as well as upcoming public events.

Wreath Laying

German National Day of Mourning 2014

On the occasion of the German National Day of Mourning the German War Graves Commisison and the German Consulate General in Cape Town had invited you to a public memorial service and a wreath laying ceremony. Since 1942, five soldiers of the Africa Corps have been laid to rest at the Woltemade cemetery in Maitland/Cape Town. The memorial service was opened by a string quartet with learners of the German International School Cape Town, conducted by former school teacher Erika Naumann. A bugler of the South African Navy also contributed to the music with the song „Ich hatt' einen Kameraden“.

'Forbidden Composers'

'Forbidden Composers'

The program of this recital takes aim at two targets simultaneously. It offers a feast of fascinating, content-rich songs with piano by five German-language composers from the first three decades of the 20th century. The concert takes place at the Holocaust Center in Cape Town on 23 November 2014 at 1800 hrs.

Christmas Bazar of the St. Martini Church Cape Town

Christmas Bazar St Martini Church

On 29th of November the annual Christmas Bazar of the St Martini Church Community is taking place in Long Street starting at 10h00. Homemade jam and biscuits, Christmas wreaths, cake and coffee will b...

The Consular and Legal Section

Going to Germany? Not only will this website help you find out whether or not you require a visa for Germany, but it will also guide you through the application process and allow you to download the relevant application forms free of charge. You can even fill in the forms electronically prior to printing them.

Consulate General Cape Town

German Consulate General, Triangle House

Dr Bernd Rinnert

Consul General Dr Bernd Rinnert

Our Consul General, Dr Bernd Rinnert, commenced his duties in Cape Town in July 2014. His previous assignment was in the Foreign Office/Berlin as head of the unit 'Nuclear Non-Proliferation including ...

Opening hours and contact details of the Consulate General

Visa Section Cape Town

Application submissions only after prior booking online or via phone
0861 00 22 45 (Mon-Fri, 8:00-17:00).

Online Appointments

Intergate Application Centres

Cape Town

Centurion

Port Elizabeth

Opening hours Application Centre

Consulate General
Online Appointments

Telephone and e-mail enquiries:

Monday - Thursday only

14:00 - 16:00

Telephone

+27 (0)21 405 3052

Fax

+27 (0)21 405 3010

Enquiries via e-mail

Further information on visas

Public Holidays 2014

Directions to our office

Address

Physical address:

19th floor Triangle House
22 Riebeek Street
Cape Town

Postal address:

P.O. Box 4273 

Cape Town, 8000

Consular/Passport Section Cape Town

PASSPORT

Opening Hours for Applications:
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 12:00

Public Holidays 2014

Directions to our office

Telephone and e-mail enquiries:

Monday - Thursday only

14:00 - 16:00
Telephone
+27 (0)21 405 3052
Fax

+27 (0)21 405 3010 (South Africa)

+49 (0) 30 1817 67209 (Germany)

Enquiries via e-mail

Further information on passports

OTHER CONSULAR SERVICES

Opening Hours:
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 12:00

Public Holidays 2014

Directions to our office

Telephone and e-mail enquiries:

Monday - Thursday

08:00 - 16:00
Friday
08:00 - 13:00
Telephone
+27 (0)21 405 3000
Fax

+27 (0)21 421 0400 (South Africa)

+49 (0) 30 1817 67209 (Germany)

Enquiries via e-mail

Further information on consular services

Address

Physical address:

19th floor Triangle House
22 Riebeek Street
Cape Town, 8001

Postal address:

P.O. Box 4273

Cape Town, 8000

Consulate General Cape Town

Consular jurisdiction:  Eastern Cape, Northern Cape, Western Cape as well as St Helena and neighbouring islands.

Opening times: Mondays to Fridays 9-12 am
Address

Physical address:

19th floor Triangle House
22 Riebeek Street
Cape Town

Directions to our office

Postal address:

P.O. Box 4273

Cape Town, 8000

Contact via e-mail

Phone:
+27 (0)21 405 3000
Fax:
+27 (0)21 421 0400

Emergency Contacts

In case of emergency, please contact the Consulate General as follows:

Mondays - Thursdays

07:30-16:45

+27 (0)21 405 3000

Fridays

07:30-13:30

+27 (0)21 405 3000
After hours

+27 (0)83 325 6513

also via sm

Please note that the after hours number should only be used by German citizens in cases of emergency, not for visa enquiries.

Embassy and Honorary Consuls

German Embassy in Pretoria
Address

180 Blackwood Street, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0002

Telephone

+27 (0)12 427 8900

Fax
+27 (0)12 343 9410
Contact via e-mail

Honorary Consul in Durban

Address
9 Kensington Drive, Westville, Durban 3629
Postal address
P.O. Box 1166,Westville, Durban 3630

Telephone

+27 (0)31 266 3920
Fax
+27 (0)31 266 3925
Contact via e-mail

Honorary Consul in Port Elizabeth
Address
Maritime Motor Building, Circular Way; Walmer, Port Elizabeth, 6070
Postal address
P.O.Box 211100, The Fig Tree, Port Elizabeth, 6033

Telephone

+27 (0)41 397 4700
Fax
+27 (0)41 397 4730
Contact via e-mail



Newsletter

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Here you can subscribe to the Newsletter (Cape Despatch)

of the German Consulate General in Cape Town.

In the Archive you find past editions.