Welcome to the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in the Russian Federation!
Our vision is an African Continent, which is prosperous, peaceful, democratic, nonracial, nonsexist and united, and which contributes to a world that is just and equitable.
We are committed to promoting South Africa’s national interests and values, the African Renaissance and the creation of a better world for all.
VISA EXEMPTION FOR HOLDERS OF RUSSIAN DIPLOMATIC, OFFICIAL OR SERVICE PASSPORTS
A visa exemption for holders of Russian Diplomatic, Official or Service passport holders came into effect on 15 December 2010. The visa exemption applies for visits to the RSA for holiday purposes, private and official business visits as well as diplomatic accreditation in the RSA.
Election date for South Africans abroad
It was proclaimed in the Government Gazette on 25 February 2014 that the election date in South Africa is Wednesday 07 May 2014. No further registrations to vote will be accepted.
South African citizens in Ukraine: Current Situation
The SA Embassy in Kiev is closely monitoring the current situation in the Ukraine and will post alerts on the Embassy website should developments necessitate it. You are therefore requested to monitor the Embassy website for updates in this regard.
General Elections for all South Africans still open
South African citizens who wish to register abroad to vote in the elections in South Africa can continue to register through the Embassy until the date of the official proclamation of the 2014 elections by the President
2014 national elections date announced
Presidency has announced that the 2014 national elections will take place on 7 May 2014.