Address and Opening hours



Find us here:

Cape Town Visa Application Centre

Upper Ground Floor, Media Quarter Building, Corner of De Smit Street and Somerset Road, De Waterkant, Cape Town, South Africa

Please note that access to our Visa Application Centres is restricted to visa applicants or those deemed to have a legitimate reason to accompany the applicant. This includes:

  • Escorting a minor, assisting an elderly person or someone with a disability or learning difficulty.
  • Customers with disabilities or health conditions: If you require additional assistance during your visit to our centre, please contact us prior to your appointment to let us know what support you need.

    Non-applicants will be required to submit contact details, ID and declare their connection to the visa applicant.

    Failing to provide the requested details may result in access being denied to non-applicants.

    Prefer not to travel back to our Visa Application Centre to collect your passport when your application has been considered?

    Avoid unnecessary travel, save time, and avoid the crowds by having your passport returned to you by courier.

    Payment: Available Onsite


    Opening hours (except public holidays)

    Opening Hours Monday - Friday

    08:00 - 15:30
    Standard and Premium Appointments Monday - Friday

    09:00 - 15:00
    Prime Time Appointments Monday - Friday

    08:00 - 09:00; 12:00 - 13:00; 15:00 - 16:00
    Passport Return Monday - Friday

    10:00 - 15:00

    Public holidays 2024

    Monday, 1st of JanuaryNew Year’s Day
    Thursday, 21st of MarchHuman Rights Day
    Friday, 29th of MarchGood Friday
    Monday, 1st of AprilFamily Day
    Saturday, 27th of AprilFreedom Day
    Wednesday, 1st of MayWorkers' Day
    Sunday, 16th of JuneYouth Day
    Monday, 17th of JuneYouth Day observed
    Friday, 9th of AugustNational Women's Day
    Tuesday, 24th of SeptemberHeritage Day
    Monday, 16th of DecemberDay of Reconciliation
    Wednesday, 25th of DecemberChristmas Day
    Thursday, 26th of DecemberDay of Goodwill