South African Embassy, Vienna
Sandgasse 33, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Tel.: +43 1 320 6493
Fax: +43 1 320 6493 51

Business Hours Embassy
Mon-Fri 08.00-12.45; 13.30-16.30
Visiting Hours Consular Section

Visa, SA Citizen Services
Mon-Fri 08.30 - 12.00
Emergency No +43 664 117 1801

Visa & Consular


With regard to the registration process of legible South African voters for the upcoming 2019 national elections please note that the Embassy is currently waiting for information regarding voting or registration abroad, as the IEC are currently busy with internal processes. You will be informed as soon as the information is received.

However South African citizens are welcome to check their registration details on the following website:

You are kindly requested to visit the website of the South African Embassy under  for regular updates.


The Consular Section of the South African Embassy in Vienna renders Immigration services to citizens and residents of Austria, Slovenia and Slovakia. Civic services are also rendered to South African citizens in these regions.


For a list of exempted countries please call the Embassy or visit the following website:

(This list is subject to change without notice)

For more information click on the following:

Longer Stay
Births & Certificates
SA Documents
Renunciation of South African Citizenship

For bank transfers use the following bank connection:

IBAN: AT511200000272160303

Contact Details
South African Embassy Vienna

Sandgasse 33, 1190 Vienna
Tel: +43 1 320 6493
Fax: +43 1 320 0814

Processing times

Visa (visit less than 90 days): approximately 5 - 10 working days

Temporary residence permit: approximately 5 - 10 working days

Permanent residence permit: 8 months – processing dealt with by Home Affairs Pretoria

Business Hours Consular Section:
Monday to Friday: 08h30 - 12h00
Telephone Enquiries:
Monday to Friday: 08h00 - 16h30
E-mail address: vienna.consular(at)

Registration of South Africans Abroad-ROSA
Please click Here to access ROSA Website.

For information on specific current situations around the world that directly affect South Africans living and travelling abroad please click on the following link:

Important Notice

The Consular Section in the Embassy in Vienna

Contact the Consular Section:
Email address: vienna.consular(at)
Tel : +43 1 320 6493
Fax : +43 1 320 0814

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