Embassy of Japan in Pretoria


The Japanese Embassy in South Africa is a bilateral mission in Pretoria and promotes Japanese interests in South Africa. The embassy of Japan also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Africa. The Japanese Embassy in Pretoria is headed by Yutaka Yoshizawa - Ambassador of Japan to South Africa.


Japanese Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, 259 Baines Street, Cnr Frans Oerder Street, Groenkloof, 0181, Private Bag X999, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa


(+27) 12 452 1500


(+27) 12 460 3800 and (+27) 12 460 3801






Yutaka Yoshizawa - Ambassador

Office Hours:

08.30-12.45 and 13.45-17.15

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Africa require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Japanese 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 Japan

For all Japanese visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.za.emb-japan.go.jp) or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) 12 452 1500 or email info@pr.mofa.go.jp

Consulates of Japan in South Africa

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

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

Japanese Consulates in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria, Japan has consulates in the following cities: Cape Town