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Chief Directorate: Consular Services

Chief Director / Consular Incident Command Centre / Director: Development, Strategy and Legalisation / Deputy Director: Development, Strategy and Legalisation / Director: Consular Services / Deputy Director: Consular Services: Africa / Deputy Director: Consular Services: Asia and Middle East / Deputy Director: Consular Services: Americas and Europe /

Fax number (Consular) : (012) 329 1752
Fax number (Legalisation) : (012) 329 1018

E-mail: consular@dirco.gov.za (Consular enquiries)
E-mail: legalisation@dirco.gov.za (Legalisation enquiries i.e. Authentications and Apostilles)

Physical Address

NE2A-Ground Floor
OR Tambo Building
460 Soutpansberg Road
Rietondale
Pretoria


In case of an after-hours emergency, kindly contact the Department's Opsroom at: (012) 351 1000.



CHIEF DIRECTORATE CONSULAR SERVICES

NameRankContact details
Vacant Chief Director  
Vacant Senior Secretary  
Ms AM Marumo (Rungi) ASD: PA (012) 351 0682

DIRECTORATE: CONSULAR DEVELOPMENT, STRATEGY AND LEGALISATION AND TRAINING

Fax: (012) 329 1752 (Mark for Attention: Relevant Official)
Enquiries: consular@dirco.gov.za

Name Rank Contact details
Mr V Mditshwa (Victor, Chief) Director (012) 351 1250
Ms S Saran (Sasha) Senior Admin Support Officer (PA) (012) 351 1484

SUB-DIRECTORATE: DEVELOPMENT STRATEGY AND LEGALISATION

Name Rank Contact details
Mr S Kruis (Steve) Deputy Director (012) 351 1623
Mr D Geldenhuys (Diederik) Assistant Director (012) 351 1249
Ms CS Boyiatjis (Chantel) Assistant Director (012) 351 0496
Ms I Steyn (Ilze) Assistant Director (012) 351 1385
(Ms Steyn also responsible for Consular Management System (CMS)    

SECTION: CONSULAR SERVICES - TRAINING

Name Rank Contact details
Ms NM Rapetswa Assistant Director (012) 351 0611

SECTION: LEGALISATION

For any legalisation enquiries i.e. Authentications and Apostilles, kindly contact the Enquiry Office at:

Tel: (012) 351 1726 (If no response, try 11231/11490/11268/11269/10595/10033)
Fax: (012) 329 1018 (Mark for Attention: Relevant Official)

Legalisation Email Enquiries: legalisation@dirco.gov.za
(Authentications &Apostilles)

Name Rank Contact details
Ms M Aspeling (Michelle) Assistant Director (012) 351 1232
Ms PJ Ehlers (Penny) Senior Admin Support Officer (012) 351 1269
Ms GJ Grové (Trudie) Senior Admin Support Officer (012) 351 1231
Ms DM Nkgage (Dorah) Senior Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 0033
Ms S Nkonyeni (Somikazi) Senior Secretary (012) 351 0595
Ms LS Sekhasimbe (Lucia) Senior Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 1490

Name Rank Contact details
Ms KP Phiri (Katlego) Intern (012) 351 1717
Ms RO Thangavhuelelo (Octavia) Intern (012) 351 1268


DIRECTORATE: CONSULAR SERVICES (Geographical Desks)

Name Rank Contact details
Mr C Chetty (Chris) Director (012) 351 0026
Mr V Mditshwa (Victor) Acting Director (012) 351 1250
Ms MID Mokate (Dolores) Senior Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 0809


CONSULAR INCIDENT COMMAND CENTRE (CICC) - CONSULAR OPERATIONS ROOM

Name Rank Contact details
Mr J Demetroudes (Johnny) Assistant Director (012) 351 1757
Ms P Naicker (Roshinee) Senior Secretary (012) 351 0924


SUB-DIRECTORATE: CONSULAR SERVICES: AFRICA

Name Rank Contact details
Mr S Makwela (Stephens) Deputy Director (012) 351 1544

CONSULAR SECTION: AFRICA I
Algeria, Angola, Burundi, Congo (Brazzaville), Djibouti, Eritrea, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritania, Mauritius, Nigeria, Seychelles, Somalia, Tunisia, Zimbabwe

Name Rank Contact details
Ms H M van Heerden (Rinie) Assistant Director (012) 351 1262
Ms N Sepoko (Ntoaki) Assistant Director (012) 351 1942

CONSULAR SECTION: AFRICA II
Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Gambia (Senegal), Libya, Madagascar, Morocco, Namibia, Senegal, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland

Name Rank Contact details
Ms G P Coetzee (Ida) Assistant Director (012) 351 1308

Benin, Central African Republic, Chad, Comoros, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gambia (Senegal), Guinea (Conakry), Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Rwanda, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), Senegal, Sudan, South Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania

Name Rank Contact details
Mr B T Masia (Masia) Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 0160

CONSULAR SECTION: AFRICA III
Botswana, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic (CAR) Cote d’Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Malawi, Mali, Niger, Sao Tome & Principe, Sierra Leone (Cote d’ Ivoire), Togo, Uganda, Zambia

Name Rank Contact details
Ms W Makwabe (Wendy) Assistant Director (012) 351 1000


SUB-DIRECTORATE: CONSULAR SERVICES: ASIA AND THE MIDDLE EAST

Name Rank Contact details
Mr B Malan (Ben) Deputy Director (012) 351 1270

CONSULAR SECTION: CENTRAL ASIA, MIDDLE EAST AND SUB-CONTINENT & SECTION: SOUTH & EAST ASIA, AUSTRALASIA & PACIFIC

Name Rank Contact details
Mr N Sifuba (Nzaliseko) Assistant Director (012) 351 0085

Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Turkmenistan, India, Maldives, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan Malaysia

Name Rank Contact details
Ms ME Kgwatla (Mavis) Senior Secretary (012) 301 8768

Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Name Rank Contact details
Ms VN Pityana (Nombeko) Assistant Director (012) 351 1910

New Zealand, Mongolia, People’s Republic of China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macao, Papua New Guinea, Philippine, Singapore

Name Rank Contact details
Ms MC Demas (Magie) Senior Secretary (012) 351 0823

Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippine, Singapore

Name Rank Contact details
Mr J Demetroudes (Johnny) (Interim arrangement) Assistant Director (012) 351 1757

Australia, Brunei, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Pacific Islands (Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu), Thailand, Vietnam/  Myanmar, South Korea (Republic), North Korea (People’s Republic)

SUB-DIRECTORATE: CONSULAR SERVICES: AMERICAS AND EUROPE

Name Rank Contact details
Mr A Brown (Alfred) Deputy Director (012) 351 1252

CONSULAR SECTION: UK, IRELAND, BENELUX COUNTRIES, NORDIC AND GERMAN SPEAKING COUNTRIES

Name Rank Contact details
Ms K van der Vyver (Karien) Assistant Director (012) 351 1294

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Liechtenstein, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom

CONSULAR SECTION: MEDITERANEAN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE

Name Rank Contact details
Ms ED van Straten (Zeldi) Assistant Director (012) 351 0474

Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, France, Italy, Malta, Macedonia, Monaco, Portugal, Russia Federation, San Marino Turkey, Vatican, Romania, Poland

Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Georgia, Moldova,  Serbia, Montenegro, Spain, Ukraine

Name Rank Contact details
Ms Y Ngobeni (Yingisani) Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 1969


CONSULAR SECTION: USA, CANADA & CARIBBEAN

Name Rank Contact details
Ms NA Beja (Neliswa) Assistant Director (012) 351 0824

USA AND CANDA & CARIBBEAN
Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago

CONSULAR SECTION: LATIN AMERICA

Name Rank Contact details
Ms E Groenewald (Elzanne) Assistant Director (012) 351 1263

CENTRAL AMERICA & THE ANDES
Colombia, Costa Rica, El Salvador,  Guatemala, , Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua,  Venezuela

MERCOSUR COUNTRIES
Brazil

Name Rank Contact details
Ms E Huma (Elsie) FAAO (012) 351 0865

CENTRAL AMERICA & THE ANDES
Bolivia, Ecuador,  Panama, Peru

MERCOSUR COUNTRIES
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


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