Embassy of South Africa in Canberra


The South African Embassy in Australia is a bilateral mission in Canberra and promotes South African interests in Australia. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Australia. The South African Embassy in Canberra is headed by Ms Koleka Anita Mqulwana, High Commissioner of South Africa to Australia.


South African High Commission in Canberra, Australia Corner State Circle and Rhodes Place Yarralumla ACT 2600 Australia


(+61) 2 6272 7300


(+61) 2 6273 3203






Ms Koleka Anita Mqulwana, High Commissioner

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Australia require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in Canberra 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 South Africa

For all South African visa related matters contact the embassy in Canberra before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.sahc.org.au ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+61) 2 6272 7300 or email info.canberra@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra there could be additional South African consulates located in Australia.

Please check below for the locations of the South African consulates in Australia.

South African Consulates in Australia

Next to the embassy in Canberra, South Africa has consulates in the following cities: Adelaide, Melbourne and Perth