Embassy of South Africa in London


The South African Embassy in the United Kingdom is a bilateral mission in London and promotes South African interests in the United Kingdom. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of the United Kingdom. The South African Embassy in London is headed by Vacant - High Commissioner of South Africa to the United Kingdom.


South African High Commission in London, the United Kingdom, South Africa House, Trafalgar Square, 9 Duncannon Street, London WC2N 5DP, United Kingdom


(+44) 20 7451 7299


(+44) 20 7839 5670






Vacant - High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in the United Kingdom require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in London 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 London before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (southafricahouseuk.com) or contact the visa department by telephone (+44) 20 7451 7299 or email london.general@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London there could be additional South African consulates located in the United Kingdom.

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

South African Consulates in the United Kingdom

Next to the embassy in London, South Africa has consulates in the following cities: Leeds and West Sussex