Consulate of Canada to South Africa in Cape Town

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19)

Due to ongoing concerns related to the spread of COVID-19, preventative measures have been enacted throughout our global network of offices. Consular services remain available to Canadians. Many Government of Canada offices are encouraging clients to limit in-person visits. Canadians in need of assistance should contact the Government of Canada office nearest them by phone or e-mail before visiting in person. You can also contact the Emergency Watch and Response Centre.

For information on COVID-19, please visit the Government of Canada's official outbreak page and check our Travel Advice and Advisories. Make sure to register with the Registration of Canadians Abroad to get the latest updates at your destination.

Services Offered at this Office

Assistance to Canadians: The Consulate of Canada in Cape Town is temporarily closed. 

Canadians in South Africa can obtain consular assistance and further consular information by contacting the High Commission of Canada in Pretoria, South Africa. Full consular services are offered at the High Commission in Pretoria.

General Contact Information

Street Address:
12 2nd Ave,
Cape Town,

Postal Address:
12 2nd Ave,
Cape Town,

Telephone: +27 21 945 2429

Hours of Operation

Mon-Thurs: 09h00 – 13h00 & 14h00 – 16h00
Fri: 09h00 – 13h00

Statutory Holidays - 2019

Our offices are closed on the following days:

Tuesday, January 01 New Year's Day
Thursday, March 21 Human Right's Day
Friday, April 19 Good Friday
Monday, April 22 Family Day
Saturday, April 27 Freedom Day
Wednesday, May 01 Worker's Day
Sunday, June 16 Youth Day
Friday, August 09 National Women’s Day
Tuesday, September 24 Heritage Day
Monday, December 16 Day of Reconciliation
Wednesday, December 25 Christmas Day
Thursday, December 26 Day of Goodwill