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German flag Consulate-General of Germany in Cape Town

Address4 Stirling Street
Zonnebloem 7925
South Africa
PostalPO Box 4273, Cape Town 8000
Phonelocal: (021) 405.3000
international: +27.21.405.3000
Faxlocal: (021) 421.0400
international: +27.21.421.0400
Web sitehttp://www.kapstadt.diplo.de
Visa forms Online Schengen visa application

» Can I visit Germany without a visa?

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Ernst Schellhorn
Wed, 20 Sep 2017 03:56 EDT
passport application
Is there a possibility that I can obtain a German passport.I am a south African citizen ID 4010125036082 . My father was born in Gotha Thueringen Germany in 1910 came to SA in 1930+-
Died in jhb in 1975. I do not have any certificates of his birth or death. My email ernst.Schellhorn @gmail.com .please advise .
Micki Gildenhuys
Thu, 31 Aug 2017 03:37 EDT
Our whole family had biometrics and fingerprints taken for our last trip to Germany in October 2014. I see on the website that we do not need to submit our visa applications in person if biometrics were done within 59 months. My question now is, can I submit our applications directly to the German Consulate in Cape Town or Pretoria with a courier? And if so, do I just address it to the Visa department?
Quinton Youle
Tue, 8 Aug 2017 10:22 EDT
Alpha International Allianz coaching clinic
Good afternoon

My name is Quinton Youle and I am the project director of
Alpha International Allianz NPC.

I am planning a coaching clinic offering various activities such as

1. Introduction to foreign languages such as French, German, Italian, Dutch, Spanish, Chinese, Japanese, Mandarin and Hindi

2. Sports coaching such as tennis, swimming, water polo, hockey (coach confirmed), squash, golf and cricket

3. There are also various other faculties such as Science, Computers, Toastmasters (who already confirmed attendance), The Arts (dance teacher confirmed) and Culinary Arts.

Kindly find my attachment with the outline for my request to the French embassy.

Should you have any further questions, please feel free to call me.

I cannot find any email address I could send the rest of my information. Your assistance would be greatly appreciated.

My email address is baywater10@gmail.com

Vielen Danke
Quinton Youle
Project Director
Dawid Botha
Thu, 18 May 2017 08:06 EDT
My question whether I could enter Germany with a Shengen visa valid till 16-06-2018 issued by the Belgian consulate in Cape Town was answered promptly and in a very friendly way. The answer was Yes!

Vielen Dank!
Jerome Basil Trompetter
Mon, 13 Mar 2017 08:38 EDT
The insensitive manner in which visa applications are handled
I am appalled with how quickly and uninformative things change with regard to south africans wanting to visit germany. My lifetime partner (a German Citizen) passed away 3 weeks ago. And because I am self-employed now only do they want a CR number from SARS which is still pending since registration and was never required all the 8 times I have been to Germany with my late partner. Not only that, also the manner in which the lady at 80 Strand Street conducted the entire affair was heartless and in a manner of I-couldnt-give-a-flying-cahoots attitude. I never overstayed my welcome, was never involved with illegal activities but feel like being treated as a criminal now that I am applying for a visa without my late partner. I have a business to run after my return from germany since now that the apartment and everything else is on my name. I am extremely traumatized by the entire affair and quite scared to attend my visa application appointment tomorrow morning in the fear that they will reject it.
Debbie Bruseke
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 04:05 EST
Hello. My husband and I have been trying to get his German pension sorted for the last few year of so. He is 76 years old and until a few years ago was able to work until he had a stroke and not able to put in a full days work anymore. Please advise in how to go about applying for a German pension here in South Africa. He is still a citizen of Germany and has worked and lived in German. Many tanks and best regards - please reply to this email address - dbruseke62@gmail.com or debbie@centrotec.co.za
didarul islam
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 13:56 EDT
my drime city germany(hamelin)
hi sire; hope you good.i dont no how to write somthing nicely ,but i can only say this hamelin is my drime.becoz when i am small i read in book
Kami Hartwig
Thu, 24 Sep 2015 15:17 EDT
Children's passport pictures
We have recently experienced a problem traveling back fron Germany to Cape Town. The Clark at the passport control desk advised that our children's photos in their German passports does not look like them as they are a lot older than in the pictures. Both of children's passports are still valid and are only expiring in a year or two. We are now traveling to Hamburg in December and am worried that we might experience the same problem. The Clark advised that the picture can be changed without having to apply for a new passport. He also advised that he can refuse entry because of this situation. Can you please shed more light on this problem and advise the way forward.
Thank you.
German Antiques Buyers/Sellers
Sat, 17 Jan 2015 15:20 EST
We buy/Sell Ancient German Items
We Buy All German Associated Antiques Which
Have Passed All Tests.
We are the buyers of German Antiques.
We are the buyers of German Duss Items which
1. German Duss Pressure Stove.
2. German Duss Rego Grinder Machine.
3. German Duss 999 Padlock.
4. German Deutsch Gramophones.
5. German Duss Hot-IronBox.
6. German Rupee II
7. German Becons and land Markers.
8. Red Mercury
9. Gemstones
Kindly call our office +254728679082 or
+254763679082 for any
information about verification upon the items. All
Questions about transactions will be answered.
THE BANK. Only serious sellers should contact
us. email me on samgudman@gmal.com
Eric Akumanyin antwi
Thu, 27 Nov 2014 02:35 EST
about the lady who say the lady is racist is not true
I am Eric I have being getting Germany visas numerous of times from them and I can be a witness the ladies working at Germany embassy in cape town are not racist and very friendly I have been interviewed numerous of times and they are always nice and very serious when talking to you and where they suppose to smile they smile and lough very well so to the best of my knowledge they are fair and doing their jobs as professional.same way we also get from any offices when we need assistance from them otherwise I respect them and love their services a lot.if you have any question to question me this is my Email.info@lyonbusinesslink.co.za.

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