Honorary Consul Durban

Services offered by the Honorary Consul in Durban:

  • Visa short-term (Schengen)
  • Visa long-term (D-Visa)
  • Passports
  • Certification of signatures and copies
  • Translation of drivers licenses
  • "Lebensbescheinigung"
  • Registration of births
  • Name declarations
  • Assistance in other civil status matters (e.g. adoption, divorce)

Visa applications in Durban:

Please note that the visa application must be completed online, then printed and handed in when applying. Please make sure to read the following requirements and bring all necessary documents.

Appointments in Durban

A) Schengen (Short-term) Visa (Appointments in Durban are optional for individuals)

Make an appointment: If you use our online appointment system your interview slot is scheduled and you will not have to wait.

Without Appointment: You can come to our offices an any normal working day between 08:30 - 11:30. Depending on the number of applicants, you may have to wait your turn.

B) Long-term Visa (study, work, reunification, others); C) Passport and Citizenship; D) Goups in excess of 6 people

You must make an appointment by e-mail:

or phone +27 (0)31 266 3920 in the mornings (Please note the line can be quite busy)

Schengen Visa


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Fees and payment options

Here you can find the current fees and payment options of the Honorary Consul's office in Durban.

Honorary Consul Durban

Opening hours and contact details

Honorary Consul, Durban

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Contact the Honorary Consul, Durban

When applying at the Honrary Consul's office in Durban applicants must fill in their visa-application online and bring the printed version with them.

Application in Durban

Honorary Consul: Horst Achtzehn

Office hours

Mon - Fri

08:30 - 12:00

Consultation with Honorary Consul (only with appointment)

Mon - Fri
12:00 - 13:00

9 Kensington Drive, 
Durban 3629

Postal address:
P.O. Box 1166, 
Durban 3630

+27 (0)31 266 3920
+27 (0)31 266 3925

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