List of Diplomatic Missions in South Africa

226 Diplomatic mission locations 9 cities

This list of diplomatic missions in South Africa is made up of 226 foreign embassies and consulates from 125 countries around the world, which are mainly located in Pretoria, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

Map of foreign diplomatic missions in South Africa


61 diplomatic missions


27 diplomatic missions

Central America and Caribbean

10 diplomatic missions


85 diplomatic missions

Middle East

12 diplomatic missions

North America

8 diplomatic missions


4 diplomatic missions

South America

19 diplomatic missions

Frequently asked questions, answered

1 - Which South Africa city has the most diplomatic missions?

Pretoria is home to 97 foreign diplomatic missions, more than any other cities in South Africa.

2 - Which country has the most embassies and consulates in South Africa?

At present, France has 1 embassy and 5 consulates/consulate-general in South Africa, making it the country with most diplomatic representations in South Africa.

3 - How many foreign embassies and consulates are there in South Africa?

As of 2020, there are 76 embassies, 74 consulates and 42 other diplomatic representations in South Africa.

4 - How many foreign embassies are there in Pretoria?

The capital city of Pretoria hosts about 97 foreign embassies and high commissions.