Embassy of South Africa in Bern


The South African Embassy in Switzerland is a bilateral mission in Bern and promotes South African interests in Switzerland. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Switzerland. The South African Embassy in Bern is headed by Ms C N Ramosepele - Ambassador of South Africa to Switzerland.


South African Embassy in Bern, Switzerland, Alpenstrasse 29, 3000 Berne 6, Switzerland


(+41) 31 350 13 13


(+41) 31 351 39 44






Ms C N Ramosepele - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Mon-Thu: 08.00-12.30 and 13.30-17.00 Fri: 08.00-14.00

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Switzerland require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in Bern 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 Bern before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.southafrica.ch) or contact the visa department by telephone (+41) 31 350 13 13 or email bern.admin@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern there could be additional South African consulates located in Switzerland.

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

South African Consulates in Switzerland

Next to the embassy in Bern, 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 Switzerland ).