The Johannesburg Field Office has jurisdiction over U.S. immigration matters in the following countries: South Africa, Lesotho, Swaziland, Mozambique, Namibia, Angola, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Madagascar, Botswana, Comoros Islands, and Mauritius.
We are located at 1 Sandton Drive on the corner of Sandton and Rivonia Roads. (Opposite Sandton City Shopping Mall).
The office is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. The office is closed on all South African and American holidays.
27 11 290 3230
(Daily calling hours are from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM only.)
To file applications with USCIS or to speak to someone in person, we recommend that an appointment be made in advance by calling the above number or e-mailing your request.
The Johannesburg Field Office is open for walk-in on Thursdays 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM.
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Fees for applications and petitions are listed on the Forms section of the USCIS website. The fees for all applications and petitions submitted to this office must be paid with either U.S. dollars, South African Rand, Credit Card, or a South African Bank issued check in a Rand amount. All checks must be made payable to the "United States Disbursing Officer" please contact our office for the exchange rate and more details related to this form of payment. No personal checks are accepted.
Immigration forms are available under the Forms section of the USCIS website.
For in-depth information about visas, please check the Visa Services section of the U.S. Department of State website. You may also check the following websites southafrica.usembassy.gov and www.usvisa-southafrica.com
The USCIS office at the US consulate will accept I-130 Visa petitions from US citizens who reside in South Africa. US citizens who reside in the United States should file at USCIS offices located in the US. Please consult the USCIS website for forms, fees and filing instructions.
USCIS offices overseas are only authorized to process applications for Naturalization for active duty military members and certain eligible family members. See the Citizenship section of the USCIS Website for Naturalization eligibility criteria and the proper filing procedures.
The Johannesburg Field Office does not issue Humanitarian Parole. Instructions on how to file an application for Humanitarian Parole are located on Form I-131.
Individuals must apply for parole by submitting their applications to:
For US Postal Service (USPS) Deliveries:USCIS Dallas Lockbox
For Express mail and courier deliveries:USCIS
The Johannesburg Field Office does not issue or extend Re-Entry Permits.
Instructions on how to obtain or replace a Re-Entry Permit are found in the How Do I Get A Travel Document section on the USCIS website.
DHS Customs and Border Protection (CBP) may issue a transportation letter to Lawful Permanent Residents, whose documents have been lost or stolen, provided eligibility criteria are met.
Please contact Tarance Drafts, CBP attaché, at 27 11 290 3080 or 3225.