United States Embassy and Consulates in South Africa
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of United States may close on the following South African and U.S. holidays in 2021/2022:
|Day of Reconciliation||Thursday, December 16||1 week, 2 days|
|Christmas Eve||Friday, December 24||2 weeks, 3 days|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||2 weeks, 4 days|
|Day of Godwill||Tuesday, December 28||3 weeks|
|New Year's Eve||Friday, December 31||3 weeks, 3 days|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||3 weeks, 4 days|
|Martin Luther King Jr. Day||Thursday, January 20||1 month, 2 weeks|
|President's Day||Thursday, February 17||2 months, 1 week|
|Human Rights Day||Monday, March 21||3 months, 2 weeks|
|Good Friday||Sunday, April 10||4 months|
1. How many U.S. Embassies/Consulates are there in South Africa?
United States currently maintains 4 diplomatic representative offices in South Africa including Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.
2 - Do South African citizens need a visa for United States?
South African citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into United States. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of United States in South Africa for further instructions.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of U.S. embassies in South Africa?
The U.S. representative offices in South Africa will be closed in observance of the following South African and U.S. holidays in 2021/2021:
- Day of Reconciliation (ZA) Thu, Dec 16, 2021 (1 week, 2 days)
Time in United States vs South Africa
Washington D.C., United States time is 9:00 hours behind Pretoria, South Africa