Health Alert: U.S. Consulate General Johannesburg (December 31, 2020)
Location: The Republic of South Africa
Event: The Republic of South Africa reverted to a revised Level 3 lockdown on December 29, 2020. The United States Consulates General in Cape Town, Durban, and Johannesburg are following host-government mandates to limit the spread of COVID-19 and protect its staff members by reducing available in-person appointments for American Citizen Services. Despite this reduction, the consulates remain available for emergency services including lost/stolen and emergency passports, deaths of American citizens, and arrests of American citizens in South Africa. We are honoring existing appointments. You will be notified by email if your appointment has to be rescheduled.
Actions to Take:
- American citizens in need of any emergency service should contact the consulates to make arrangements for these services:
- Visit the Embassy’s COVID information page, https://za.usembassy.gov/covid-19-information-2/, for additional information.
- Visit South Africa’s COVID information and resource portal, https://sacoronavirus.co.za, for additional information