South Africa Embassy and Consulates in Australia
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:
|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|
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)
Time in South Africa vs Australia
Pretoria, South Africa time is 9:00 hours behind Canberra, Australia