Embassy of South Africa in Damascus


The South African Embassy in Syria is a bilateral mission in Damascus and promotes South African interests in Syria. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Syria. The South African Embassy in Damascus is headed by Mr S E Byneveldt - Ambassador of South Africa to Syria.


South African Embassy in Damascus, Syria, Al-Ghazaoui Street, 7 Jadet Kouraish, West Mezzeh, P. O. Box 33972, Damascus, Syria


(+963) 11 6135 1520 and (+963) 11 6139 8910


(+963) 11 611 1714





Mr S E Byneveldt - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Syria require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in Damascus 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 Damascus before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+963) 11 6135 1520 and (+963) 11 6139 8910 or email consular.damascus@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in Syria

Next to the embassy in Damascus there could be additional South African consulates located in Syria.

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

South African Consulates in Syria

Next to the embassy in Damascus, South Africa has consulates in the following cities: Aleppo