France Embassy and Consulates in South Africa
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of France may close on the following South African and French holidays in 2021/2022:
|Youth Day||Wednesday, June 16||2 days, 19 hours|
|Father's Day||Monday, June 21||1 week|
|Bastille Day||Wednesday, July 14||1 month|
|National Women's Day||Monday, August 09||1 month, 3 weeks|
|National Women's Day (in lieu)||Tuesday, August 10||1 month, 3 weeks|
|Assumption Day||Sunday, August 15||2 months|
|Heritage Day||Friday, September 24||3 months, 1 week|
|All Saints' Day||Monday, November 01||4 months, 2 weeks|
|Armistice Day||Thursday, November 11||5 months|
|Day of Reconciliation||Thursday, December 16||6 months|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||6 months, 2 weeks|
1. How many French Embassies/Consulates are there in South Africa?
France currently maintains 6 diplomatic representative offices in South Africa including Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban, East London, Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth.
2 - Do South African citizens need a visa for France?
South African citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into France. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of France in South Africa for further instructions.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of French embassies in South Africa?
The French representative offices in South Africa will be closed in observance of the following South African and French holidays in 2021/2021:
- Youth Day (ZA) Wed, Jun 16, 2021 (3 days)
Time in France vs South Africa
Paris, France time is is same date and time Pretoria, South Africa