Embassy of Australia in Pretoria


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


Australian High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa 292 Orient Street Arcadia, Pretoria 0083 Private Bag X150 Pretoria 0001 South Africa


(+27) 12 342 3781


(+27) 12 342 8442





Mr Philip Green, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Embassy Appointments

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

For all Australian visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.australia.co.za ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) 12 342 3781 or email

Consulates of Australia in South Africa

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

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

Australian Consulates in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria, Australia has consulates in the following cities: Johannesburg

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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