Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO)

Contact Details

Department of International Relations and Cooperation

Gauteng Office

Telephone
Work +27 (0)12 351 1000
Work
Fax
Fax +27 (0)12 329 1000
Address
O R Tambo Building, 460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale, Pretoria, Gauteng, 0084
South Africa
Postal Address
Private Bag X152
Pretoria, Gauteng, 0001
South Africa

Cape Town

Telephone
Work +27 (0)21 464 3700
Work
Fax
Fax +27 (0)21 465 6548
Address
120 Plein Street
Parliamentary Precinct, Cape Town, Western Cape,
South Africa

Chief Directorate: Consular Services

Work
Work
Fax
Fax +27 (0)12 329 1752
Email Address

Consular Services are offered to South Africans abroad by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation through its Embassies, High Commissions and Consulates General.

We are currently represented in 103 countries.

Consular services in short , refers to the assistance we render to distressed/ destitute SA citizens and/or families of persons distressed/destitute abroad; support to bereaved families including administrative assistance (non-financial) with the return of mortal remains/ashes of deceased persons; assistance to families of prisoners (within the framework of Government policy); assist with transferring small amounts of money (within the framework of Financial Regulations) to detained persons abroad; as well as the provision of Legalisation services to members of the public.