Embassy of Germany in Pretoria


The German Embassy in South Africa is a bilateral mission in Pretoria and promotes German interests in South Africa. The embassy of Germany also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Africa. The German Embassy in Pretoria is headed by Walter Lindner - Ambassador of Germany to South Africa.


German Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa - 201 Florence Ribeiro Avenue - Groenkloof, 0181, Pretoria - South Africa


(+27) (0)12 427 8900


(+27) (0)12 427 8969






Walter Lindner - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Please see official website

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Africa require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the German embassy in Pretoria you will find information on opening hours and how to book appointments.

Opening hours

Please note that embassy opening hours can vary. Always contact the embassy before a visit.

Visa for Germany

For all German visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.southafrica.diplo.de) or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) (0)12 427 8900 or email info@pretoria.diplo.de

Consulates of Germany in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria there could be additional German consulates located in South Africa.

Please check below for the locations of the German consulates in South Africa.

German Consulates in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria, Germany has consulates in the following cities: Cape Town, Durban and Port Elizabeth

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the German Embassy in Pretoria offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from South Africa to Germany as wel as for German citizens in South Africa. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, German nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.