- The Embassy
- French presence in South Africa
- French - South African relations
- Global Issues
- Going to France
- Learning French
- What about France?
Due to the procedure necessary for biometric visa, all visa applicants have to appear for appointments in person.
Applicants for short or long stay visas for France, regardless of their residence address in the Republic of South Africa, may lodge their application in any of the three CAPAGO’s premises (the company in charge of data collection) which are located in Johannesburg, Durban and Cape Town.
Visas will then be processed and issued by one of the two French Consulates in Johannesburg or Cape Town.
To get more information, you can visit the website www.my-europe-visa.com, call CAPAGO South Africa’s CALL CENTRE on +27 (0) 87 231 0313 or contact them by email at email@example.com.
More information (including costs etc) available here.
publie le 31/10/2014top of the page
France ranks 3rd in terms of tourists visiting SA
Regarding the numbers announced by the South-African ministry of Tourism, 130 000 French tourists visited South Africa in 2013, ranking France as the 3rd visitor country behind Great Britain and Germany.
Furthermore, according to the World Tourism Organization Network, France stays the world first tourism destination and registered a 6% increase in 2013.