|South Africa's Representation
in Dubai and the Northern Emirates
|Diplomatic Officials, Dubai:
Mr Fanus Schoeman, Consul-General
Mr Daniel Jacobs, Consul: Political
Ms Sanet Jacobs, Consul (Administration)
Ms Elsie Huma, Vice-Consul
(a) Department of Trade & Industry:
Mr Sudhir Mannie, Consul: Economic
(b) Department of Home Affairs:
Mr Klaas Mahlangu, Consul: Immigration & Civic Services
SOUTH AFRICAN CONSULATE-GENERAL CAN AND CANNOT HELP
Should South African citizens encounter
serious problems whilst abroad, the Consulate-General
(Mission) should be contacted for advice.
What the Mission can
Please take note:
The Consular Official will be available at the South
African Consulate-General in Dubai to act as the Commissioner
of Oath on a Monday and Thursday - please
contact the Consular Official on Tel: (04) 3975-222
ext. 105 or the Consular Clerk on Tel: (04) 3975-222
(ext. 103) to schedule an appointment.
(If the Consular Official is not available telephonically,
please leave a clear message with your name, contact
details and reason and your call will be returned, as
soon as possible!)
- Police clearance (only finger prints).
- Issue letter for local Traffic Department to clarify
code on valid South African driver’s license.
- Issue certificate of authentication.
- Certify and witness signatures.
- Assist with arranging for next of kin to be notified
of an accident, illness or death and advise them on
- Supply a list of local doctors / lawyers.
- Assist South African citizens during extreme emergencies
such as natural disasters and civil unrest.
- Supply advice for the transferal of funds from the
next of kin for citizens in financial distress abroad
at their request.
- Contact and visit South African citizens in prison
at their request and assist with arrangements for
the transfer of funds from the next of kin to the
- Warden System.
Immigration & Civic Services:
- Process passport applications and issue temporary
- Re-issue of a South African identity document.
- Registration of a South African birth / death (abroad)
- (new born babies, as well as late-registrations).
- Amendments - Change of surname and/or forenames
(minors & adults).
- Rectifications of birth registrations, identity
documents and/or passports.
- Issue letter to confirm marital status (letter of
- Issue of marriage/birth/death certificates.
What the South African Mission cannot do:
- Obtain visas, work/study/residence permits in other
- Act as an employment agency.
- Pay for medical attention received, legal fees/
fines, hotel or transport accounts, or become involved
in any disputes arising from these expenses.
- Arrange for hotel/travel bookings or private meetings.
- Give legal advice, initiate court proceedings or
intervene in court proceedings.
- Obtain a prisoners release.
- Obtain special treatment for South African citizens
in hospitals, jails and in their general dealings
with the local authorities, than what is provided
for local citizens.
- Attend to banking/financial arrangements on behalf
of members of the public.
- Assist dual nationals in their country of second
- Store luggage.
- Facilitate/advice on household removal procedures
(furniture, cars, pets, general import duty information).
- Obtaining a new format South African Drivers’