Embassy of Switzerland in Pretoria


The Swiss Embassy in South Africa is a bilateral mission in Pretoria and promotes Swiss interests in South Africa. The embassy of Switzerland also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Africa. The Swiss Embassy in Pretoria is headed by Mr Viktor Christen - Ambassador of Switzerland to South Africa.


Swiss Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa 225 Veale Street Parc Nouveau New Muckleneuk 0181 P.O. Box 2508, Brooklyn Square Pretoria 0075 South Africa


(+27) 12 452 06 60


(+27) 12 346 66 05


vertretung@pre.rep.admin.ch trade@pre.rep.admin.ch




Mr Viktor Christen - Ambassador

Office Hours:


Embassy Appointments

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

For all Swiss visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.eda.admin.ch/pretoria ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) 12 452 06 60 or email vertretung@pre.rep.admin.ch trade@pre.rep.admin.ch

Consulates of Switzerland in South Africa

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

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

Swiss Consulates in South Africa

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

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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