Population: 57,7 million (June 2018 estimate).  Exchange rate: 1 CAD = 11.12 ZAR (21 September 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 = 11.12 ZAR (21 September 2018).  Official Languages: 11.  Landmass: 1 233 404 km².   GDP Rank: 37 th (2016, World Bank).

High Commission (Ottawa)

The High Commission of the Republic of South Africa, headed by the High Commissioner, assists with maintaining and enhancing South Africa’s long-standing relationship with Canada.

The Chancery (located at 15 Sussex Drive) and the Official Residence of the High Commissioner (at 5 Rideau Gate) are neighboured by Rideau Gate, the Residence of the Governor General, and by 24 Sussex, the Residence of the Prime Minister of Canada.

THe High Commission is accredited to Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador; and Nunavut. Clients in need of services residing in these above mentioned areas as well as the immediate area surrounding Ottawa can receive Consular Services here.

Clients residing in the remaining provinces are required to contact the South African Consulate-General in Toronto.

The High Commission is engaged in the promotion of tourism and investment between South Africa and Canada and provides immigration, civic and consular services.
















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

Mon to Thu: 08:30 AM - 12:00 PM