Your Gateway to the Rainbow Nation
The Mission is situated in Canberra, the capital of Australia.
Apart from the Department of International Relations and
Cooperation, the departments of Trade and Industry and Home Affairs are
also represented at the Mission.
Honorary Consuls are situated in Melbourne, South Australia,
Brisbane (vacant) and Perth.
Welcome New High Commissioner
||Visa restricted passport holders who want to transit
South Africa to any one of South Africa's neighbouring countries, MUST
apply for a transit visa. The neighbouring countries are Botswana,
Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. Passport holders
who want to transit a South African port of entry enroute to any other
country, may do so without needing to apply for a transit visa. Transit Visa requirement.
Did You Know?
||If you should be granted Australian
citizenship WITHOUT firstly applying for the
retention of your South African citizenship, you could automatically lose
your RSA citizenship. Please note that you should not attend the
Australian Citizenship Ceremony BEFORE being granted
Late Registration of Birth
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