Embassy of Eritrea in Pretoria


The Eritrean Embassy in South Africa is a bilateral mission in Pretoria and promotes Eritrean interests in South Africa. The embassy of Eritrea also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Africa. The Eritrean Embassy in Pretoria is headed by Mr S O Abdu - Ambassador of Eritrea to South Africa.


Eritrean Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, 1281 Cobham Road, P O Box 11371, Queenswood, 0186, Pretoria South Africa


(+27) 12 333 1302


(+27) 12 333 2330





Mr S O Abdu - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Africa require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Eritrean embassy in Pretoria 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 Eritrea

For all Eritrean visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) 12 333 1302 or email eremb@lantic.co.za

Consulates of Eritrea in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria there could be additional Eritrean consulates located in South Africa.

Please check below for the locations of the Eritrean consulates in South Africa.

Eritrean Consulates in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria, Eritrea has consulates in the following cities: (if there are no cities mentioned here that means that Eritrea does not have any consulates located in South Africa ).

Embassy Consular Department and Services

The consular department of the Eritrean Embassy in Pretoria offers consular assistance. The consular department in general offers services for visitors from South Africa to Eritrea as wel as for Eritrean citizens in South Africa. Generally, services comprise of visa applications, passport renewals, marriage registration, legalization of documents, birth of a child, Eritrean nationality issues and more. Contact the consular department directly by telephone or email.