Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in South Africa

Address and opening hours

Consulate Cape Town
1 Thibault Square, 19th floor – FORESHORE 
8001 Cape Town
South Africa

PO BOX 2717 – CAPE TOWN 8000 

T: +27 21 419 46 90 
F: +27 21 421 11 21 

Emergency number outside opening hours (not for visa): +27 73 772 45 59


Office hours

The Consulate of Belgium in Cape Town is open to the public every working day between 09.00 and 13.00.

The Consulate is closed on Saturday, Sunday and Public Holidays.


The Consulate will be closed on the following days


Monday 24 May (Whit Monday) 

Wednesday 16 June 2021 (Youth Day)

Wednesday 21 July 2021 National Day

Monday 9 August 2021 (Women's Day) 

Friday 24 September 2021 (Heritage Day) 

Monday 1 November (All Saints' Day)

Thursday 11 November (Armistice Day)

Thursday 16 December 2021 (Day of Reconciliation)

Monday 27 December 2021 (Day of Goodwill - observed)


To make sure you spend only a minimum of waiting time, you are requested to make an appointment before coming: D-visa (only Long stay), passport, e-ID card applications, legalizations, various certificates, notary and nationality deeds. Please click here: https://appointment.diplomatie.be/Home/Index/d69fd281-9f85-434e-9be4-c52e50695099/en-US

To only retrieve documents, no appointment is needed. 

For C-visa (Short stay), please contact TLScontact: be.tlscontact.com/za.

For telephonic enquiries, the general line (021 419 46 90) is open from 09.00 to 16.00