Embassy of South Africa in Gaborone


The South African Embassy in Botswana is a bilateral mission in Gaborone and promotes South African interests in Botswana. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Botswana. The South African Embassy in Gaborone is headed by Mr M D Lembede - High Commissioner of South Africa to Botswana.


South African High Commission in Gaborone, Botswana, Plot 29, Queens Road, Private Bag 00402, Gaborone, Botswana


(+267) 3904 800 and (+267) 3904 801


(+267) 390 5501





Mr M D Lembede - High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Botswana require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in Gaborone 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 Gaborone before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+267) 3904 800 and (+267) 3904 801 or email sahcgabs@botsnet.bw

Consulates of South Africa in Botswana

Next to the embassy in Gaborone there could be additional South African consulates located in Botswana.

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

South African Consulates in Botswana

Next to the embassy in Gaborone, South Africa has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that South Africa does not have any consulates located in Botswana ).