Contact and Office Information
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.
- Telephone: +27 12 422 3000
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- In person: office hours of the consular section are 9:00 to 12:00 (subject to change with no notice – you can call or email in advance)
- 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.
General Contact Information
1103 Arcadia Street
(Corner Arcadia and Hilda Streets)
Hatfield, Pretoria, South Africa
High Commission of Canada
Private Bag X13
Hatfield, 0028, Pretoria, South Africa
Mon-Thurs: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Fri: 8:00 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
Telephone: +27-12 422 3000
Fax: +27-12 422 3052
Visas and Immigration
Fax: +27 12 422-3054
Trade Commissioner Services
Services for Canadians
Canadian Citizen Services Appointments
The High Commission of Canada to South Africa in Pretoria provides services for Canadian Citizens (passport, citizenship and notarial services) on an appointment-only basis.
Assistance for Canadian Citizens Abroad
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:
Canadian Defence Advisor:
Colonel Ron Ubbens
Phone: +27 (0)12 422-3000
Assistant Canadian Defence Advisor:
Sergeant Michelle Coyle
Phone: +27 (0)12 422-3000
The Canadian Defence Advisor (CDA) Pretoria is presently accredited to the following countries:
- South Africa
Statutory Holidays - 2020
Our offices are closed on the following days:
|Wednesday, January 01||New Year's Day|
|Monday, February 17||Family Day|
|Friday, April 10||Good Friday|
|Monday, April 13||Easter Monday|
|Monday, April 27||Freedom Day|
|Wednesday, July 01||Canada Day|
|Monday, August 10||Woman’s Day (In Lieu of Sunday August 9)|
|Monday, September 07||Labour Day|
|Monday, October 12||Thanksgiving|
|Friday, December 25||Christmas Day|
|Monday, December 28||Day of Goodwill (In lieu of Saturday December 26)|
- Date Modified: