South Africa is currently under level 1 lockdown.
We have the following updates on the services we offer during the lockdown period:
DIRCO – OPEN: The DIRCO offices are open to apostille, but with slower functionality. We have to book appointment for submissions and collections. When we receive your instruction we will advise on turnaround times.
SAPS Pretoria for police clearance certificates – OPEN
Notary – OPEN
Translations – OPEN
Courts – OPEN
SAQA – OPEN
VFS – OPEN
The Department of Home Affairs have advised, by published Directive, that foreign nationals will not be penalised on their visa conditions as long as the expiry of the visa is a result of the lockdown. All COVID affected visas are deemed to be valid until 31 January 2021.
The Department of Home Affairs: Civic Affairs – OPEN
SA EMBASSIES – Most are opening 1 October 2020, some may be a few days late to open
FOREIGN EMBASSIES IN SA – Most are opening 1 October 2020, some may be a few days late to open
Please feel free to call or email us with regards to the services and support we can provide for you during the lockdown period.
Please note that all of the above is subject to change without notice. We will post updates as and when we receive clarification.
Keep safe and Godspeed during these difficult times.