Embassy of South Africa in Tehran


The South African Embassy in Iran is a bilateral mission in Tehran and promotes South African interests in Iran. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Iran. The South African Embassy in Tehran is headed by Mr W M P Whitehead - Ambassador of South Africa to Iran.


South African Embassy in Tehran, Iran, No 5 Yekta Street, Vali-e-Asr Avenue, Tajrish, P O Box 11365-7476, Tehran, Iran


(+98) 21 2270 2866 and (+98) 21 2270 2867


(+98) 21 271 9516





Mr W M P Whitehead - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Iran require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in Tehran 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 Tehran before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+98) 21 2270 2866 and (+98) 21 2270 2867 or email tehran.consular@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in Iran

Next to the embassy in Tehran there could be additional South African consulates located in Iran.

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

South African Consulates in Iran

Next to the embassy in Tehran, 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 Iran ).