Contact and Office Information

General Contact Information

Street Address:
1103 Arcadia Street
(Corner Arcadia and Hilda Streets)
Hatfield, Pretoria, South Africa

Postal Address:
High Commission of Canada
Private Bag X13
Hatfield, 0028, Pretoria, South Africa

Telephone: +27-12 422 3000
Fax: +27-12 422 3052

Visas and Immigration

International Development

Office Hours:
Mon-Thurs: 0800-1645; 
Fri: 0800-1330

Fax: +27 12 422-3054

Services for Canadians

The High Commission provides consular services to Canadian citizens residing or travelling in South Africa, Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia, and Madagascar.


Hours of Operation to the public:
Monday to Friday: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Contact Information is Also Available for the Following Offices:

Defence Relations

Canadian Defence Advisor:
Colonel Darwin Ziprick
Phone:  +27 (0)12 422-3000

Assistant Canadian Defence Advisor:
Petty Officer 2nd Class Ralph Weeks
Phone: +27 (0)12 422-3000

The Canadian Defence Advisor (CDA) Pretoria is presently accredited to the following countries:

  • Angola
  • Botswana
  • Lesotho
  • Malawi
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Swaziland
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe

Statutory Holidays - 2017

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Monday, January 2 New Year's Day (in lieu of 1 January)
Friday, April 14 Good Friday
Monday, April 17 Easter Monday
Thursday, April 27 Freedom Day
Friday, June 16 Youth Day
Monday, September 4 Labour Day
Monday, September 25 Heritage Day (in lieu of 24 September)
Monday, October 9 Thanksgiving
Monday, November 13 Remembrance Day (in lieu of 11 November)
Monday, December 25 Christmas Day
Tuesday, December 26 Boxing Day