Embassy of Sri Lanka in Pretoria


The Sri Lankan Embassy in South Africa is a bilateral mission in Pretoria and promotes Sri Lankan interests in South Africa. The embassy of Sri Lanka also plays an important role in development, cultural affairs and contacts with the local press of South Africa. The Sri Lankan Embassy in Pretoria is headed by Mr Tikiri B Maduwegedera, High Commissioner of Sri Lanka to South Africa.


Sri Lankan High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa 410, Alexander Street Brooklyn Pretoria 0181 South Africa


(+27) 12 460 7690 (+27) 12 460 7679


(+27) 12 460 7702






Mr Tikiri B Maduwegedera, High Commissioner

Office Hours:

Monday to Friday, 8.30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

Embassy Appointments

Many embassies in South Africa require an appointment before you visit. On the official website of the Sri Lankan 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 Sri Lanka

For all Sri Lankan visa related matters contact the embassy in Pretoria before you travel. Information is available on the embassy website (www.srilanka.co.za ) or contact the visa department by telephone (+27) 12 460 7690 (+27) 12 460 7679 or email srilanka@global.co.za

Consulates of Sri Lanka in South Africa

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

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

Sri Lankan Consulates in South Africa

Next to the embassy in Pretoria, Sri Lanka has consulates in the following cities: Cape Town

Embassy Consular Department and Services

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