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China Embassy and Consulates in South Africa

4 Diplomatic Missions 4 Cities

China Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa

China Embassy in Pretoria, South Africa
972 Pretorius St, Arcadia, Pretoria, 0083, South Africa.
Phone: +27 12 431 6500 Working hours: Close now (Open in 1 hours 15 minutes)

Consulate General of China in Cape Town, South Africa

Consulate General of China in Cape Town, South Africa
25 Rhodes Ave. Newlands, Cape Town,
Phone: 0027-21-6740579 Working hours: Close now (Open in 1 hours 15 minutes)

Consulate General of China in Durban, South Africa

Consulate General of China in Durban, South Africa
45 Stirling Crescent, Durban North, Durban 4051.
Phone: 0027-31-5634534 Working hours: Close now (Open in 1 hours 15 minutes)

China Consulate General in Johannesburg, South Africa

China Consulate General in Johannesburg, South Africa
25 Cleveland Rd, Sandhurst, Sandton, 2196, Johannesburg South Africa
Phone: +27 11 883 2186 Working hours: Close now (Open in 1 hours 15 minutes)

Holidays to be Observed in 2021

The Embassies and Consulates of China may close on the following South African and Chinese holidays in 2021/2022:

Holiday
Holiday Date Counting down
International Women's Day Monday, March 08 1 week, 3 days
Human Rights Day Sunday, March 21 3 weeks, 2 days
Ching Ming Festival Sunday, April 04 1 month, 1 week
Ching Ming Festival Holiday Monday, April 05 1 month, 1 week
Ching Ming Festival Holiday Tuesday, April 06 1 month, 1 week
Good Friday Saturday, April 10 1 month, 1 week
Family Day Tuesday, April 13 1 month, 2 weeks
Freedom Day Tuesday, April 27 2 months
Labour Day Saturday, May 01 2 months
Labour Day Holiday Tuesday, May 04 2 months, 1 week
Labour Day Holiday Wednesday, May 05 2 months, 1 week

Frequently asked questions, answered

1. How many Chinese Embassies/Consulates are there in South Africa?

China currently maintains 4 diplomatic representative offices in South Africa including Pretoria, Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg.

2 - Do South African citizens need a visa for China?

South African citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into China. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of China in South Africa for further instructions.

3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Chinese embassies in South Africa?

The Chinese representative offices in South Africa will be closed in observance of the following South African and Chinese holidays in 2021/2021:

  • International Women's Day (CN) Mon, Mar 08, 2021 (1 week, 3 days)

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Time in China vs South Africa

Beijing, China time is 6:00 hours ahead of Pretoria, South Africa

Pretoria, South Africa 06:45AMThursday, February 25, 2021
Beijing, China 12:45PMThursday, February 25, 2021