Where Is British Embassy In South Africa

What is British Embassy?

The British High Commission in South Africa maintains and develops relations between the UK and South Africa.


Find out more on our UK and South Africa news page. We provide services to British nationals living in and visiting South Africa, Eswatini, and Lesotho.

Where Is British Embassy In South Africa

  • Address255 Hill Street, Arcadia 0002, Pretoria, South Africa
  • CityPretoria
  • Emailpta.assistanceforbritishnationals@fco.gov.uk
  • Fax+27 12 421 7599
  • Phone+27 12 421 7500
  • Websitehttp://www.gov.uk/government/world/south-africa

About the British High Commission in Pretoria, South Africa

British Consulate in Pretoria runs an inclusive range of consular services to local, British, and international citizens in South Africa. The British Consulate in Pretoria supports South African citizens through its consular services if they:

  • Need general or specific info regarding the British economy, culture, sports, education, and more
  • Need information regarding requirements and process of getting British Citizenship
  • Specific contacts and information in the United Kingdom
  • Want to apply and obtain British Visa

Visa and Passport services

British passports and visas are issued only to citizens whose main residence is in the United Kingdom and South Africa.

The process of issuing a British Visa and Passport to the United Kingdom can take a few weeks.*Please contacts with British Consulate in Pretoria if you have any questions as regards visa and passport matters.

British representations in South Africa

In addition to the British Consulate in Pretoria, the United Kingdom also has 1 other representation in South Africa:

  • British Consulate in Cape Town

South African representations in the United Kingdom

  • The South African Consulate in London is the only South African representation in the United Kingdom

British representations worldwide

British Consulate In Pretoria represents one of 134 consular and diplomatic representations of the United Kingdom all over the world.

Foreign representations in South Africa

British Consulate In Pretoria represents one of 186 foreign consular and diplomatic representations from around the world in South Africa.

What can an embassy help you with?

While the Consular officers provide immediate and personal assistance to American citizens every day around the world — replacing lost passports, assisting injured or ill travelers, and assisting with marriages, births, and adoptions, other sections of the embassy provide more specialized assistance.

What happens in an embassy?

Embassy staff analyze the political and economic situation in the host country and report back to the Department of State on issues that affect the United States.

They help U.S. businesses find partners and customers and may train the host government’s police and military to support better security in the country.