Kindly be advised that public hours are from 08:30 to 15:30.
Due to the volume of applications received it is advisable to call the Embassy reception and make an appointment.
From 12:30 to 15:30 ONLY customers with appointments will be assisted.
Recent statements by Home Affairs regarding changes to the manner in which visas are issued
to a statement made on Friday 23 October 2015 there will be changes to
the manner in which visas are issued. The process to be implemented
will facilitate easier access to visa facilities.
HOWEVER : Please
note that these changes will be implemented over a period of time.
There will therefore be NO changes which will be immediately effective.
All rules and regulations pertaining to visa issues remain the same
until published on the Embassy Website.
African Embassy in Helsinki is located at Pohjoinen
Makasiinikatu 4, Third Floor.
Public Hours 08:30 to 15:30.
To be updated
There are over 50 million people living in South Africa. Though
diverse, they have all embraced the concept of "ubuntu" which means
literally "I am because we are". [Read
Account for Consular, Visa Matters The Embassy now
has a separate bank account for Consular and Visa matters. Details for
African Embassy/DHA Nordea Bank
Account number: 182030-25809
IBAN: FI41 1820 3000 0258 09[More]
of South Africans Abroad (ROSA) By registering
your trip on-line with ROSA you assist the Department of Foreign
Affairs to locate you during an emergency. [Read]