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South Africa Embassy and Consulates in Sri Lanka

1 Diplomatic Missions 1 Cities

South Africa High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka

South Africa High Commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka
114 Rosmead Place Colombo 07 Sri Lanka
Phone: +94 11 246 3000 and +94 77 363 3334 Working hours: Close now (Lunch time)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

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

Holiday Date Counting down
Milad-Un-Nabi Saturday, October 30 1 week, 4 days
Deepavali Festival Day Sunday, November 14 3 weeks, 5 days
Ill Full Moon Poya Monday, November 29 1 month, 1 week
Day of Reconciliation Thursday, December 16 1 month, 4 weeks
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 2 months, 1 week
Day of Godwill Tuesday, December 28 2 months, 1 week
Unduvap Full Moon Poya Wednesday, December 29 2 months, 1 week
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 2 months, 2 weeks
Duruthu Full Moon Poya Monday, January 10 2 months, 3 weeks
Tamil Thai Pongal Day Saturday, January 15 2 months, 4 weeks

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

South Africa currently maintains 1 diplomatic representative office in Sri Lanka including and Colombo.

2 - Do Sri Lankan citizens need a visa for South Africa?

Sri Lankan 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 Sri Lanka for further instructions.

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

The South African representative offices in Sri Lanka will be closed in observance of the following Sri Lankan and South African holidays in 2021/2021:

  • Milad-Un-Nabi (LK & LK) Sat, Oct 30, 2021 (1 week, 4 days)

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Time in South Africa vs Sri Lanka

Pretoria, South Africa time is 4:30 hours behind Colombo, Sri Lanka

Colombo, Sri Lanka 12:35PMMonday, October 18, 2021
Pretoria, South Africa 09:05AMMonday, October 18, 2021

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