South Africa Embassy and Consulates in United Arab Emirates
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of South Africa may close on the following UAE and South African holidays in 2021/2022:
|Prophet Muhammad’s birthday||Friday, October 29||1 week, 3 days|
|Commemoration Day||Wednesday, December 01||1 month, 1 week|
|National Day||Thursday, December 02||1 month, 2 weeks|
|National Day||Friday, December 03||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Day of Reconciliation||Thursday, December 16||1 month, 4 weeks|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||2 months, 1 week|
|Day of Godwill||Tuesday, December 28||2 months, 1 week|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||2 months, 2 weeks|
|Human Rights Day||Monday, March 21||5 months|
|Israa & Miaraj Night||Tuesday, March 22||5 months|
|Good Friday||Sunday, April 10||5 months, 3 weeks|
1. How many South African Embassies/Consulates are there in United Arab Emirates?
South Africa currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in United Arab Emirates including Abu Dhabi and Dubai.
2 - Do UAE citizens need a visa for South Africa?
Citizens of United Arab Emirates (holders of regular passports) can travel to South Africa for 90 Days without having to apply or obtain a South African visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of South African embassies in United Arab Emirates?
The South African representative offices in United Arab Emirates will be closed in observance of the following UAE and South African holidays in 2021/2021:
- Prophet Muhammad’s birthday (AE) Fri, Oct 29, 2021 (1 week, 3 days)
Time in South Africa vs United Arab Emirates
Pretoria, South Africa time is 2:00 hours behind Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates