Services for Australians in South Africa
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Please note that there is no parking available on the grounds of the High Commission. There have been instances of cars being stolen in the Arcadia area where the High Commission is located. All visitors should carefully plan their visit to the High Commission and exercise vigilance.
For 24 hour consular assistance please call 1300 555 135 (within Australia) or +61 2 6261 3305 (outside Australia). Alternatively, please SMS +61 421 269 080.
The following contact details can be used within business hours:
South Africa, Botswana, eSwatini and Lesotho
Australian High Commission Pretoria
292 Orient Street
+27 12 423 6000
Please contact Mr Paul de Souza, Honorary Consul Angola.
33 Rua Amilcar Cabral, Mutamba, Luanda
+244 923 214 101
+244 934 991 535
Please contact Mrs Michelle Smith, Honorary Consul Mozambique.
405 Rua de Tchamba, Somerschield
+258 84 639 3226
Please contact Mr Ed Humphrey, Honorary Consul Namibia.
56 Chalcedoon Street
+264 61 300 194
+264 81 283 4629