Applications from New Zealand

The South African High Commission in Wellington, New Zealand, started operating on 1 April 2009.

The requirements for the various services are basically the same as on the www.sahc.org.au web page BUT must be forwarded to the South African High Commission in Wellington together with the correct NEW ZEALAND currency.

The SAHC in Wellington is able to assist with the following Consular Services:

  • Applications for Birth, Marriage and Death Certificates
  • Birth Registration: New Born
  • Passport and Temporary Passport Applications
  • Emergency Travel Certificates (one-way travel to RSA)
  • Identity Document Applications
  • Dual Citizenship Applications
  • Resumption of South African Citizenship
  • Renunciation of South African Citizenship
  • Visa Applications

The BI-9 Fingerprint form must be requested from consular@sahcwellington.co.nz or Wellington@foreign.gov.za

Applications emanating from New Zealand must be posted to:

The South African High Commission
P O Box 25406
WELLINGTON
6146

All applications must include a New Zealand prepaid self addressed track and trace courier bag (not envelopes). The courier bag will be used as return postage.

Fees: The applicable application in New Zealand dollars are as follows:

DESCRIPTION COST
PASSPORT ADULT NZ$ 78.00
PASSPORT ADULT LOST /STOLEN /DAMAGED NZ$ 156.00
PASSPORT CHILD NZ$ 78.00
PASSPORT CHILD LOST /STOLEN /DAMAGED NZ$ 156.00
PASSPORT MAXI NZ$ 117.00
TEMPORARY PASSPORT ADULT NZ$ 35.00
TEMPORARY PASSPORT CHILD NZ$ 35.00
EMERGENCY TRAVEL CERTIFICATE ADULT NZ$ 27.00
EMERGENCY TRAVEL CERTIFICATE CHILD NZ$ 27.00
BIRTH, MARRIAGE OR DEATH CERTIFICATE NZ$ 15.00
BIRTH REGISTRATION - NEW BORN FREE
ID APPLICATION NZ$ 27.00
DUAL (RETENTION) OF CITIZENSHIP 6(2) NZ$ 58.00
RESUMPTION OF RSA CITIZENSHIP 24(6) NZ$ 58.00
RENUNCIATION OF RSA CITIZENSHIP FREE
CHANGE OF FORENAME: ADULT NZ$ 27.00
CHANGE OF SURNAME OR FORENAME - MINOR NZ$ 14.00
CHANGE OF SURNAME - ADULT NZ$ 63.00
STATUS OF RSA RESIDENCY NZ$ 18.00
AMENDMENT OF PERSONAL PARTICULARS NZ$ 14.00
LETTER OF NO IMPEDIMENT NZ$ 10.00

Visa/ Permit Fees:
Work permits
(quota, general, exceptional skills, intra-company transfer)
NZ$ 300.00
Business permit: NZ$ 300.00
Corporate permits: NZ$ 300.00
Visitor’s permit: NZ$ 95.00
Study permits: NZ$ 95.00
Relative's permits: NZ$ 95.00
Exchange permits: NZ$ 95.00
Medical treatment permits: NZ$ 95.00
Volunteer visa/ permit: NZ$ 95.00
Repatriation deposit (New Zealanders):
This is the current fee and may change. Please confirm with Office:
NZ$ 3000.00
Repatriation deposit (other nationalities): To be determined per nationality
Permanent Residence Permits:
Note: Applications for Spouses of South African Citizens, dependent children and recognized Refugees do not require payment of the processing fee:
NZ$ 300.00

Payment must be in the form of a Money / Postal Order or Bank Cheque in New Zealand currency, made payable to the “South African High Commission”.

  • Personal Cheques and Credit Cards are not acceptable.

All applications for South African passports from New Zealand MUST be forwarded to the Mission in Wellington. However, please note that all South African passports applications are forwarded to Pretoria for issuing. These passport applications may take up to 6 months to be finalized.

Contact Details of the SAHC in New Zealand:

Telephone Enquiries: Consular Matters:

Mondays, Tuesdays & Thursdays - 09h00 to 12h00. No telephone calls with regard to Consular matters will be taken on any other day or outside these hours.

Emergency calls will be attended to at all hours, every day.

Email1: wellington@foreign.gov.za or
Email 2: consular@sahcwellington.co.nz
Phone: +64 4 815 8484
Fax: +64 4 472 5010

Address: Level 7, State Insurance Tower, 1 Willis Street, Wellington.

Postal Address: South African High Commission, P O Box 25406, Wellington, 6146

 

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