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South Africa Embassy and Consulates in Nigeria

2 Diplomatic Missions 2 Cities

South Africa High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria

South Africa High Commission in Abuja, Nigeria
No. D41004 European Union Crescent Diplomatic Zone Central Business District Abuja
Phone: +234 09 462 4200 Working hours: Close now (Open in 36 minutes)

South Africa Consulate in Lagos, Nigeria

South Africa Consulate in Lagos, Nigeria
24 Molade Okoya Thomas Street - Victoria Island - Lagos - Nigeria
Phone: +234 1 461 2981 and +234 1 461 2067 Working hours: Close now (Open in 36 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

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

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Public Holiday Thursday, November 18 1 month
Day of Reconciliation Thursday, December 16 1 month, 4 weeks
Sambisa Memorial Day Wednesday, December 22 2 months
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 2 months, 1 week
Boxing Day Holiday Tuesday, December 28 2 months, 1 week
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 2 months, 2 weeks
Forgiveness Day Monday, February 07 3 months, 3 weeks
Public Holiday Friday, February 25 4 months, 1 week
Human Rights Day Monday, March 21 5 months

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

South Africa currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in Nigeria including Abuja and Lagos.

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

Nigerian citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into South Africa. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of South Africa in Nigeria for further instructions.

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

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

  • Public Holiday (NG) Thu, Nov 18, 2021 (1 month)

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Time in South Africa vs Nigeria

Pretoria, South Africa time is 1:00 hours ahead of Abuja, Nigeria

Abuja, Nigeria 08:24AMMonday, October 18, 2021
Pretoria, South Africa 09:24AMMonday, October 18, 2021