Embassy of China in Pretoria


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


Chinese Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa 972 Pretorius Street Arcadia 0083 Pretoria P.O.Box 95764, Waterkloof 0145 Pretoria South Africa


(+27) 12-3424194


(+27) 12-3424154






Liu Guijin - Ambassador

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Chinese visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.chinese-embassy.org.za ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) 12-3424194 or email reception@chinese-embassy.org.za

Consulates of China in South Africa

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

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

Chinese Consulates in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria, China has consulates in the following cities: Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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