Dear friends of South Africa!
Welcome to the official website of the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in the Russian Federation!
The history of the remarkable relations between the Republic of South Africa and the Russian Federation goes back to the days of the Soviet Union, which supported our people in the struggle for the liberation of our beautiful country. The task of the embassy is to continue to strengthen and develop these relations by all available means, including in new directions.
The site contains information on the activities of the embassy in the framework of bilateral relations with the Russian Federation. There is information about tourist destinations, opportunities for developing business ties, issues of obtaining visas and consular services provided by the embassy.
I am sure that in the process of familiarizing yourself with our site, you will notice the splendor of the nature of our country, and you will have a desire to visit South Africa. We are confident that you will be able to discover the full diversity of South Africa and the depth of relations between South Africa and the Russian Federation. You can also be convinced of the constant development of relations between the peoples of our countries and the readiness to contribute to this process.
Our people are welcoming and welcoming, and the diverse natural areas of our country are some of the most stunningly beautiful places in the world. Therefore, I would like to invite you to visit South Africa.
I take this opportunity to greet you on behalf of the government and people of the Republic of South Africa - a country where anything is possible!
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VISA-FREE ENTRY FOR OWNERS OF RUSSIAN DIPLOMATIC, OFFICIAL AND NATIONAL PASSPORTS
Visa-free entry for holders of Russian diplomatic and service passports came into force on December 15, 2010. Visa-free entry is permitted in relation to travel to South Africa for the purpose of leisure and business travel for a period of stay not exceeding 90 days, as well as diplomatic accreditation in South Africa.
Visa-free entry for holders of Russian general civil passports entered into force on March 31, 2017. Visa-free travel is permitted for travel to South Africa for leisure and business purposes for a period of stay not exceeding 90 days.
For employment in South Africa, study, participation in the SASTS exchange program for a period of stay not exceeding 90 days, visa requirements remain in force, they can be found in the subsection "Immigration and Citizenship", "Visas"