Embassy of South Africa in Kigali


The South African Embassy in Rwanda is a bilateral mission in Kigali and promotes South African interests in Rwanda. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Rwanda. The South African Embassy in Kigali is headed by Mr G N Twala - High Commissioner of South Africa to Rwanda.


South African High Commission in Kigali, Rwanda, 1370 Blvd de lUmuganda, P. O. Box 6563, Kacyiru-Sud, Kigali Rwanda


(+250) 252 551 300






Mr G N Twala - High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Rwanda require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in Kigali 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 Kigali before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+250) 252 551 300 or email kigali.admin@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in Rwanda

Next to the embassy in Kigali there could be additional South African consulates located in Rwanda.

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

South African Consulates in Rwanda

Next to the embassy in Kigali, 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 Rwanda ).