South African High Commission in Wellington

The Embassy of South Africa is located in Wellington which is the city of New Zealand.

Moving towards the Head of Mission of the embassy of South Africa located in New Zealand is Ms Ntombizodwa Msuthukazi Lallie, High Commissioner. The primary purpose of an Embassy is to provide assistance to the citizens who travel or want to live in the host country. You need to have several documents for this purpose, and an embassy provides you all of the consulate services. To visit the embassy, you must make your appointment and choose the date/time that is available on the schedule.

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Head of Mission: Ms Ntombizodwa Msuthukazi Lallie, High Commissioner

COVID-19 Statistics - South Africa
Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) disease the South African High Commission in Wellington could have adjusted its office hours or services. Please do confirm personally.

South Africa Tourists Details
South Africa is a beautiful place to visit. It is quite popular for tourism as it has a number of historical places, and many other spots for tourists. Every year, a number of tourists visit South Africa.

Consular Services
Several consular services are provided by the embassy of South Africa situated in New Zealand. These may include visa or passport processing, marriage registration along with document legalization as well. Apart from this, New Zealand has a representation in South Africa. The consulate services are granted to visitors from New Zealand to South Africa as well as to Afghan citizens in New Zealand. These consulate services are listed below:

  • Process passport applications
  • Process visa applications
  • Notarizing documents
  • Legalization of documents
  • Absentee Tazkera
  • Issuing emergency travel documents
  • Power of attorney
  • Birth Certificate
  • Criminal Record Check
  • Application forms
  • Authentication of documents

South Africa VISAS
Following are the types of visas provided by this embassy to be used by the citizens:

  • South Africa Tourist Visa
  • Visit Visa
  • Business Visa
  • Work Visa
  • Medical Visa
  • Study Visa
  • Relatives’ Visa
  • Exchange Visa
  • Retired Persons’ Visa

You can book your appointments to visit the embassy by contacting them through phone call/ email or check schedules on their official website. It is mandatory to contact before visiting the embassy because the office hours may vary.

*Please help us to update with correct information for South African High Commission in Wellington, if you find this information is not correct.


Natalie Pierpoint

I have tried calling the provided number 30 times & have emailed too, but cannot get hold of anyone to book my SA passport renewal. Need help before it expires please. Thank you.

Maria Dow

It is shameful that a representative organisation such as yourselves do not answer telephone calls, i have tried numerous times and also you do not answer emails. One of the reasons i am renuncing my South African Citizenship....the effort it takes to sort to renew a passport is mind boggling!

Valdene Visagie

Good morning, I want to retain my South African citizenship, what is the process for this, we will have citizenship in New Zealand in a year.


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Shane Germany

Hi Folks I have an appointment on 19/04/23 at 11.30 a.m. to apply for my new South African Passport. I understand from the confirmation email that I am to wait in the park until called. Do you call me by phone or in person. My number is 0274954789. Please advise. Kind Regards

Janette Jansen van Rensburg

Please advice if we still send Passports over tho this address: level7 ,1 Willis street

Janette Jansen van Rensburg

hi are you still located at Level 7, 1 Willis Street. we couriered passports over to the address but was returned. The courier company said the office no longer at 1 Willis street