For travel to the United States on a temporary basis, including tourism, temporary employment, study and exchange.
For foreign citizens who want to live permanently in the United States.
The Visa Waiver Program (VWP) allows citizens of participating countries* to travel to the United States without a visa for stays of 90 days or less, when they meet all requirements.
Alerts and Messages for U.S. visitors to South Africa.
U.S. Citizens with emergencies, please call 011 290 3000
Outside of Office Hours, contact: 079 111 1684
Outside of South Africa: +27 11 290 3000 or +27 79 111 1684
Learn more about quality higher-education opportunities in the U.S. that you will not find anywhere else in the world.
Find the closest American Space in South Africa where you can connect with the U.S.
877 Pretorius St
Phone: +27 (12) 431-4000
Fax: +27 (12) 342-2299
Other U.S. government agencies work with South Africa, some with offices in the Embassy and some throughout the country.
Address: Es’kia Mphahlele Community Library, Sammy Marks Square, Corner of Madiba & Lillian Ngoyi Street
Telephone: 012 358 8957
Operating Hours: Monday – Friday 09:30 – 16:30