Embassy of South Africa in Colombo


The South African Embassy in Sri Lanka is a bilateral mission in Colombo and promotes South African interests in Sri Lanka. The embassy of South Africa also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of Sri Lanka. The South African Embassy in Colombo is headed by Mr G Q M Doidge - High Commissioner of South Africa to Sri Lanka.


South African High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka, 114 Rosmead Place, Colombo 07, Sri Lanka


(+94) 11 246 3000


(+94) 11 268 8670





Mr G Q M Doidge - High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in Sri Lanka require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the South African embassy in Colombo 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 Colombo before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website () or contact the visa department by telephone (+94) 11 246 3000 or email colombo.consular@dirco.gov.za

Consulates of South Africa in Sri Lanka

Next to the embassy in Colombo there could be additional South African consulates located in Sri Lanka.

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

South African Consulates in Sri Lanka

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