Singapore Embassy in South Africa

Information About the Singapore Embassy in South Africa

Currently, Singapore does not have an Embassy in South Africa. However, there is a Singapore High Commission in Pretoria.

The Singapore High Commission provides immigration and visa assistance to South Africans and tourists alike. The High Commission also provides consular assistance to Singaporeans in need who are residing in the country. Additionally, it provides information relating to trade, commerce, educational and cultural exchange in Singapore. It serves as the diplomatic connection between South Africa and Singapore.

High Commission of the Republic of Singapore in South Africa


South Africa



Mission Type

High Commission

High Commissioner (Non-Resident)

Mr Zainal Arif Mantaha


980-982 Francis Baard Street (formerly Schoeman Street) Arcadia, Pretoria 0083, Republic of South Africa




27-12-430-6035, 430-6498, 430-7163, 430-7505

Emergency Tel (after hours)


Local Emergency Contacts
Police: 10111
Ambulance: 10177
Mobile phone direct dial for emergency: 112
Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8.00 am to 1.00 pm 2.00 pm to 4.30 pm
Sat & Sun Closed
Other Information

P O Box 11809, Hatfield 0028, Pretoria, South Africa

Singaporean Representations in Neighboring Countries

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Do you need a visa from South Africa to Singapore?

The answer is no; South African citizens do not need a visa to enter Singapore. You can visit the country without a visa for a short time.

Who is the ambassador of South Africa to Singapore?

H.E. Charlotte Lobe is the commissioner of South Africa to Singapore.

Who is Singapore ambassador at large?

Ambassador Chan Heng Chee is the ambassador at large of the Singapore Ministry of Foreign Affairs. He is also an academic and diplomat.

Can you drive from Singapore to South Africa?

The answer is yes; you can drive from Singapore to South Africa. It will take approximately 11 days and 3 hours to reach South Africa from Singapore, and the driving distance is 19901 km.

How can I get Singapore citizenship?

To get Singapore citizenship, you have to be eligible for certain criteria. These include: 

  • Over 21 years of age and staying as a PR in Singapore for over two years.
  • Over 21 years of age and married to a Singapore citizen for over two years.
  • Under 21 years of age, unmarried, and have at least one Singapore citizen parent or adopted by one.
  • Studying in Singapore for over three years and have attended at least one national examination.

If you match the above-mentioned criteria, you are eligible to apply for Singapore citizenship. You can apply and check the full details from here.

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