Embassy of North Korea in Pretoria


The North Korean Embassy in South Africa is a bilateral mission in Pretoria and promotes North Korean interests in South Africa. The embassy of North Korea also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Africa. The North Korean Embassy in Pretoria is headed by Mr Y M Jo - Ambassador of North Korea to South Africa.


North Korean Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa, 958 Waterpoort Street, Faerie Glen, Pretoria, P. O. Box 1238, Garsfontein, 0042, Pretoria, South Africa


(+27) 12 991 8661


(+27) 12 991 8662





Mr Y M Jo - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Africa require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the North Korean 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 North Korea

For all North Korean 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) 12 991 8661 or email dprkembassy@lantic.net

Consulates of North Korea in South Africa

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

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

North Korean Consulates in South Africa

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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