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South Africa Embassy and Consulates in Switzerland

2 Diplomatic Missions 2 Cities

South Africa Embassy in Bern, Switzerland

South Africa Embassy in Bern, Switzerland
Alpenstrasse 29 Ch-3006 Bern
Phone: +41 31 350 13 13 Working hours: Open now (Close in 2 hours 14 minutes)

South Africa Consulate in Geneva, Switzerland

South Africa Consulate in Geneva, Switzerland
Rue Du Rhone 65 - 1204 Geneva - Switzerland
Phone: +41 22 849 54 54 Working hours: Open now (Close in 2 hours 14 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

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

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
Immaculate Conception Day Wednesday, December 08 1 month, 1 week
Day of Reconciliation Thursday, December 16 1 month, 2 weeks
Christmas Day Saturday, December 25 1 month, 4 weeks
St. Stephen's Day Sunday, December 26 2 months
Day of Godwill Tuesday, December 28 2 months
Restoration Day Friday, December 31 2 months
New Year's Day Saturday, January 01 2 months
Berchtolds Day Sunday, January 02 2 months, 1 week
Three King's Day Thursday, January 06 2 months, 1 week
Republic Day Tuesday, March 01 4 months

Frequently asked questions, answered

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

South Africa currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in Switzerland including Bern and Geneva.

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

Swiss 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 Switzerland for further instructions.

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

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

  • Immaculate Conception Day (CH) Wed, Dec 08, 2021 (1 month, 1 week)

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Time in South Africa vs Switzerland

Pretoria, South Africa time is is same date and time Bern, Switzerland

Bern, Switzerland 09:46AMTuesday, October 26, 2021
Pretoria, South Africa 09:46AMTuesday, October 26, 2021