General Information

CORONA VIRUS

COMPETENCE 

 
 
 
 
 
 

 

Coronavirus

For more information, please consult the Consulate informs tab​.

 

Competence


This consulate can only serve residents temporarily or permanently based in the following regions: Western Cape, Eastern Cape, Northern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, as well as the following countries: Mauritius, Madagascar and the Comoros Islands.

Temporary or permanent residents in Lesotho, as well as those in the other provinces of South Africa (Gauteng, North West, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and Free State), should visit the consular section of the Spanish Embassy in Pretoria, click here for their contact details. Tourists or residents in Eswatini should visit the consular section of the Spanish Embassy in Maputo, click here for their contact details.


Fees

Consular services and applications can only be processed once payment has been received - please refer to "Fees" in the “Consular Services” tab. Please note, however, that the Civil Registry is free.

Appointment at the Consulate General

Appointments are required for all procedures.

With the exception of notarial services, which are managed by emailing cog.cabo@maec.es.

 - To make an appointment, click here.

- Before requesting an appointment, have a look at our website to ensure that you have the correct documentation.
Collection of documentation: Monday to Friday between 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m., without prior appointment. The collection day will be notified via email or by a written note at the end of the appointment.

Minors

Procedures concerning minors must be made by legal representatives or a person who has parental authority over the minor, so that their presence at the consulate is not necessary, unless indicated otherwise.

Submission of documents
 
The consulate may request translations of documents submitted into Spanish.
 
The consulate may request additional documents to those indicated in the informative sections on consular procedures.

All public documents from South Africa, Mauritius, and the Comoro Islands require the Hague Apostille in order to be recognized in Spain. Public documents from Madagascar must be legalised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Madagascar and by this consulate.

Data protection

 

For more detailed information on data protection at this consular office, consult the following link: https://sede.maec.gob.es/

 

Feedback and suggestions

 

This consulate has a book available for suggestions and complaints, which can also be submitted electronically on the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs:
https://exteriores.edicion/Portal/es/ServiciosAlCiudadano/AtencionAlCiudadano/Paginas/QuejasSugerencias.aspx 


No consular office is able to:

- Perform the functions of a travel agency.
- Assist with a job search in Spain. Assist with a job search in Spain.
- Use a bank account or money transfer service to deliver or receive money.
- Act as an interpreter, guide or social worker. Act as an interpreter, guide or social worker.
- Participate in litigation or provide legal opinions.
Pay the correspondence costs of applicants.  Pay the correspondence costs of applicants.

Honorary consulates in Comoros, Durban, Madagascar and Mauritius are not able to:

- Legalize documents: the stamps used in certain procedures only testify that the interested party has presented them personally at the honorary consular office. Legalize documents: the stamps used in certain procedures only testify that the interested party has presented them personally at the honorary consular office.
- Process visas or advise on that matter.
Do official translations. Do official translations.

 

The information provided on this page serves to guide the applicant and should not be used as a primary resource. Its contents does not alter or replace the content of the current regulations, which will be applicable in any case.


 

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