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Tue, 19 Jan 2021 11:03 EST
Any advice on how to get my passport and ID renewed
All of my Sa documents are expired and are in need of renewing . . Any suggestions as to how u could her this done ? I have heard nightmare stories about the embassy being virtually unreachable . . I can’t travel now that my passport has expired . . His forbid there’s a family emergency I will be stuck . .
Tue, 24 Nov 2020 10:15 EST
What a shambles
No wonder SA is in such a state....if this is what it looks like in London, you can only imagine what SA must be like....can't answer phones or return emails...vol kak!!
Suzy Q.
Wed, 21 Oct 2020 12:11 EDT
Complete shambles
Website not working; phones and emails not answered; requests for information by mail with self addressed return envelope.... waste of time!
What are we supposed to do??
Complete shambles. Fat cats? Incompetence? Been trying to get information about renewing my passport for months
Zulu Boy
Tue, 20 Oct 2020 03:00 EDT
Email bounces back and nobody answers the phone....
Congratulations South African are a true representation of the is defunc, phones are unanswered and there is zero support when the world is in a pandemic. All we need is load shedding in Trafalgar Square and it will truly be a home from home.....this is such a depressing state of affairs...
Tue, 13 Oct 2020 07:12 EDT
claiming inheritance from SA
can anyone help me - we are trying to claim inheritance from my Dad who passed away in SA. We have filled out all the forms and had them all verified by a solicitor who is a notary public but SA say that's not good enough (even though all paperwork claim this is ok) and want the forms verified by a member of the embassy????? Can anyone help me - i can not get through on the phone
Roweena Pillay
Mon, 12 Oct 2020 14:05 EDT
Urgent | Unabridged birth certificate and SA passport
Can anyone advise on the process to register a birth in SA? Unable to get any information, the website is non existent and no one answers the phones. Are these offices still in existence? Any help please?!
Mon, 21 Sep 2020 13:16 EDT
How to obtain a tourist visa and special request to enter south - africa
Dear Team

I have been around the block to get a response from the High Commission- please please can anyone help me where do I apply for a visitors visa to South - Africa.

(no one is picking up phones or emails in London )
Mon, 14 Sep 2020 10:10 EDT
no answer
also trying, my dad is dying and i would love to be able to get back before he passes away. qatar flying, but dont know how one gets permission to enter country. phone is just cut off.
Mamparra.... NOT
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 23:45 EDT
WTF happened to website ?
I am ASHAMED to be a Soith African if this lack of ANYTHING at Whitehall is how we represent ourselves !!!

No one answers the phonelines

Website hacked

Emails bounce back dure to overfullailboxes


Fokken luigat mamparras !
Fri, 11 Sep 2020 04:00 EDT
Gettign to South Africa
Please assitance utngenty required - HOW on earth do I get hold of South African embassy emails ignored or bounce back and phone just rings or get disconnected before answering, in the meantime my dad has very aggressive cancer and is passing away and my mom has to take care of him alone and I am helpless as a south African as I cannot get back to my own country - I am embarrassed and very very saddened about the lack of service from South Africa not to mention the server emotional stain on me and my family in an already very diffcult environement - I have been trying to get back since April and this know September !!

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