Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.79 ZAR (14 December 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).
Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 10.79 ZAR (14 December 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).


R. I. P. Mama Winnie
1936 – 2018
South Africa

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Announcement

December 12, 2018

Mission Closure for the Day of Reconciliation

The South African High Commission in Ottawa and the Consulate-General in Toronto will be closed on Monday, 17 December 2018, in observance of the Day of Reconciliation. We will resume normal duties on Tuesday, 18 December 2018.

Election News

December 14, 2018

Voter registration for SA Citizens living abroad

Voter registration for South African citizens living abroad will take place at all South African foreign missions from 1 to 4 February 2019. Read more.

Latest News

December 13, 2018

Deputy President conculdes meeting on South Sudan peace talks

Deputy President David Mabuza has held a consultative meeting with President Salva Kiir Mayardit of the Republic of South Sudan at the Johnny Makhathini Diplomatic Guesthouse in Pretoria. Read more...

Latest News

December 12, 2018

Concern at high number of South Africans detained abroad

Government has expressed concern at the growing number of South Africans detained abroad. In a statement, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation said over 800 South Africans are currently in prisons across the world for visa-related violations, drug-related charges, as well as various other offences. Read more...















South African High Commission – Ottawa South African Consulate-General – Toronto:
15 Sussex Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1M 1M8

Tel: (613) 744 0330
Fax: (613) 741 1639


Mon to Thu: 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM
110 Sheppard Avenue East, Suite 600
Toronto, ON
M2N 6Y8

Tel: (416) 944 8825
Office faxline: (416) 944 0925
Direct Office Faxline: (416) 944 0419

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