US Consulate General Message to US Citizens in South Africa:

We are working diligently to assist US citizens in South Africa during South Africa’s COVID-19 lockdown and to facilitate a return for US citizens who want to go back home.

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If you are a US citizen who currently seeks to depart South Africa and would like to depart on an evacuation flight if available, please click here and complete the information request form. If you are traveling with others, you must complete the form for each person in your group. Please ensure you double-check your submission for spelling and typo errors. Do note that the link is sensitive to firewalls and internet browsers so please try different browsers.  Email us at SAevacuation@state.gov if you cannot successfully submit the form.

If you have already completed this form or emailed this information, we thank you, and you do not need to submit another form. If you have additional evacuation questions, please email SAevacuation@state.gov.

If you haven’t already, please go to travel.state.gov and enroll yourself in the STEP Program.

For updated information and our most recent alerts, please visit the US Embassy in Pretoria’s website.