The U.S. Consulate General in Johannesburg, a branch of the U.S. Diplomatic Mission to South Africa, is located in Sandton and is headed by Consul General Michael A. McCarthy. It is the Mission’s representatives to the people in region as well as the business and academic communities.
The Consulate General provides U.S. consular services in Gauteng, Free State, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, and North-West Provinces. Consular services include help for Americans with emergencies as well as help with documents like passports and reports of birth. The Consulate helps non-Americans with non-immigrant and immigrant visas to the U.S..