Embassy of India in Pretoria


The Indian Embassy in South Africa is a bilateral mission in Pretoria and promotes Indian interests in South Africa. The embassy of India also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Africa. The Indian Embassy in Pretoria is headed by Mr Virendra Gupta, High Commissioner of India to South Africa.


Indian High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa 852 Francis Baard Arcadia Pretoria 0083 South Africa


(+27) 12-342 5392


(+27) 12-342 5310


hciadmn@hicomind.co.za indiahc@hicomind.co.za




Mr Virendra Gupta, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Indian visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.indiainsouthafrica.com ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) 12-342 5392 or email hciadmn@hicomind.co.za indiahc@hicomind.co.za

Consulates of India in South Africa

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

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

Indian Consulates in South Africa

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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