Demonstration Alert: U. S. Consulate General Cape Town, South Africa

Demonstration Alert: U. S. Consulate General Cape TownSouth Africa (June 5, 2020)

Location U.S. Consulate General Cape Town, 2 Reddam Road, Tokai  

Event:  Social media posts call for a protest on Saturday, June 6 outside the Consulate General between 10:0am and 3:30 pm.  The group plans to hold a demonstration relating to the ongoing civil unrest in the United States.   

Actions to Take: 

  • Avoid the areas of the demonstrations.
  • Exercise caution if unexpectedly in the vicinity of large gatherings or protests.
  • Monitor local media for updates.
  • Keep a low profile.

Operating Status:  Effective March 26, 2020, U.S. Consulates General Johannesburg, Cape Town, and Durban have suspended routine consular services.  For emergency American Citizens Services, including emergency passports, please visit our websites for additional information.  During level 3, the Consulates will be available for mission critical and emergency services only.  Please email using the contact information at the bottom of this alert to schedule an appointment if you have an emergency need for services.  Otherwise, please wait until appointments are reopened online.  


  • United States Embassy to the Republic of South Africa  
    (Note: The Embassy does not provide consular services) 
    877 Pretorius Street 
    Arcadia, Pretoria 
    Tel: 012-431-4000 (outside South Africa: +27-12-431-4000)