Japan Embassy and Consulates in South Africa
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of Japan may close on the following South African and Japanese holidays in 2021/2022:
|Respect for the Aged Day||Tuesday, September 21||1 day, 12 hours|
|Autumnal Equinox Day||Wednesday, September 22||2 days, 12 hours|
|Heritage Day||Friday, September 24||4 days, 12 hours|
|Culture Day||Wednesday, November 03||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Labour Thanksgiving Day||Tuesday, November 23||2 months|
|Day of Reconciliation||Thursday, December 16||2 months, 3 weeks|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||3 months|
|Day of Godwill||Tuesday, December 28||3 months, 1 week|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||3 months, 1 week|
|Coming-of-Age Day||Thursday, January 13||3 months, 3 weeks|
|National Foundation Day||Friday, February 11||4 months, 3 weeks|
1. How many Japanese Embassies/Consulates are there in South Africa?
Japan currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in South Africa including Pretoria and Cape Town.
2 - Do South African citizens need a visa for Japan?
South African citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into Japan. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of Japan in South Africa for further instructions.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Japanese embassies in South Africa?
The Japanese representative offices in South Africa will be closed in observance of the following South African and Japanese holidays in 2021/2021:
- Respect for the Aged Day (JP) Tue, Sep 21, 2021 (1 day, 17 hours)
Time in Japan vs South Africa
Tokyo, Japan time is 7:00 hours ahead of Pretoria, South Africa