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South Africa Embassy and Consulates in Australia

3 Diplomatic Missions 3 Cities

South Africa High Commission in Canberra, Australia

South Africa High Commission in Canberra, Australia
Cnr Of State Circle And Rhodes Place Yarralumla Canberra Act 2600 Australia
Phone: + 61 2 6272 7300 Working hours: Close now

South Africa Honorary Consulate in Melbourne, Australia

South Africa Honorary Consulate in Melbourne, Australia
Como Towers Level 16 644 Chapel Street South Yarra Vic 3141
Phone: + 61 3 8825 5718 Working hours: Close now

South Africa Honorary Consulate in Perth, Australia

South Africa Honorary Consulate in Perth, Australia
Suite 3 1297 Hay Street West Perth Wa 6005
Phone: + 61 89 321 0355 Working hours: Close now

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of South Africa may close on the following Australian and South African holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Melbourne Cup Day Wednesday, November 03 1 week
Day of Reconciliation Thursday, December 16 1 month, 2 weeks
Christmas Eve Friday, December 24 1 month, 4 weeks
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 1 month, 4 weeks
Boxing Day Sunday, December 26 2 months
Boxing Day Holiday Tuesday, December 28 2 months
New Year's Eve Friday, December 31 2 months
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 2 months

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many South African Embassies/Consulates are there in Australia?

South Africa currently maintains 3 diplomatic representative offices in Australia including Canberra, Melbourne and Perth.

2 - Do Australian citizens need a visa for South Africa?

Citizens of Australia (holders of regular passports) can travel to South Africa for 90 days without having to apply or obtain a South African visa for short-term tourism.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of South African embassies in Australia?

The South African representative offices in Australia will be closed in observance of the following Australian and South African holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Melbourne Cup Day (AU) Wed, Nov 03, 2021 (1 week)

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