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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 L Vermaak (Liana) 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 1753
Ms I Steyn (Ilze) Assistant Director (012) 351 1385
(Ms Steyn also responsible for ROSA)    

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)
Enquiries: legalisation@dirco.gov.za

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 LS Sekhasimbe (Lucia) Senior Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 1490
Ms GJ Grové (Trudie) Senior Admin Support Officer (012) 351 1231
Ms DM Nkgage (Dorah) Senior Foreign Affairs Admin Clerk (012) 351 0033
Mr TT Sandi (Tozie) Chief Admin Clerk (012) 351 1268
Ms K Maja (Kholo) Senior Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 0595

DIRECTORATE: CONSULAR SERVICES (Geographical Desks)

Name Rank Contact details
Mr MS Bungane (Mbulelo) Director (012) 351 1530
Ms M Krugel (Maria) Senior Secretary (012) 351 0293

CONSULAR INCIDENT COMMAND CENTRE (CICC) - CONSULAR OPERATIONS ROOM

Name Rank Contact details
Vacant Assistant Director  
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, Djibouti, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Seychelles Burundi, Congo (Brazzaville), Eritrea, Lesotho, Mauritania,  Somalia, Tunisia, Zimbabwe

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

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, Chad, Comoros, Ethiopia, Guinea (Conakry), Liberia, Mozambique, Rwanda, Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic (SADR), 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, 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
Mr NM Mlanga (Nkosinathi) Assistant Director (012) 351 0083

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

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

CONSULAR SECTION: SOUTH & EAST ASIA, AUSTRALASIA & PACIFIC
New Zealand, Hong Kong, Macao, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, People’s Republic of China, South Korea (Republic), North Korea (People’s Republic), Singapore, South Korea (Seoul) Taiwan

Name Rank Contact details
Mr KS Mothoa (Karabo) Assistant Director (012) 351 0067

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)

Name Rank Contact details
Mr LM Malete (Mpho) Senior Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 0287


CONSULAR SECTION: CENTRAL ASIA, MIDDLE EAST & SUB-CONTINENT
Afghanistan, Pakistan, Uzbekistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Bhutan, Turkmenistan, India, Maldives, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan)

Name Rank Contact details
Ms SC Wilson-Potgieter (Sylvia) Assistant Director (012) 351 0085

CONSULAR SECTION: CENTRAL ASIA, MIDDLE EAST & SUB-CONTINENT
Bahrain, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

Name Rank Contact details
Ms A Mokoka (Anna) Senior Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 301 8768


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

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

CONSULAR SECTION: MEDITERANEAN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, France, Italy, Hungary, Macedonia, Monaco, Portugal, Russian Federation, Serbia, San Marino, Turkey, Vatican, Romania, Poland

Name Rank Contact details
Ms J Sambo (Julia) Acting Assistant Director (012) 351 1969

CONSULAR SECTION: MEDITERANEAN EUROPE, CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
Armenia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Greece, Hungary, Georgia, Moldova, Serbia, Montenegro, Spain, Ukraine

Name Rank Contact details
Ms J Sambo (Julia) Foreign Affairs Admin Officer (012) 351 1969


CONSULAR SECTION: USA & CANADA

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

CONSULAR SECTION: LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN

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

MERCOSUR COUNTRIES
Brazil

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

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

CARIBBEAN
Antigua & Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Dominica, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts & Nevis, St Lucia, St Vincent & The Grenadines, Suriname, Trinidad & Tobago

MERCOSUR
Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay

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


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