Living in South Africa

Includes how to access healthcare, get a document legalised, lists of lawyers and how to vote abroad.

  1. Get your document legalised

    Use the online service to get a UK document legalised

  2. Intellectual property rights in South Africa

    A “know before you go” guide to help UK businesses on how to protect and enforce your IP when trading in South Africa.

  3. Living in South Africa

    Advice for British people living in South Africa, including information on health, education, finance, moving to the UK and more.

  4. South Africa - List of medical facilities

    List of medical facilities in South Africa

  5. South Africa - List of translators

    List of translators in South Africa

  6. South Africa travel advice

    Latest travel advice for South Africa including safety and security, entry requirements, travel warnings and health

  7. South Africa – List of Lawyers

    List of English speaking lawyers and translators/interpreters

  8. Support for British nationals abroad: A guide

    This guide highlights some of the main ways you can help yourself stay safe abroad and what help the FCO can provide.

  9. UK benefits if you're going or living abroad

    Find out what benefits you might be able to receive while you're abroad and how to export them from the UK or claim them while abroad

  10. Voting when you’re abroad

    How to vote if you're going to be abroad temporarily on election day, and what to do if you're moving overseas long term