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Consulate of South Africa in Lagos

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South African Diplomatic mission in Nigeria. On this page you will find info on specific details such as consulate contact information, web presence, consular office hours and directions to the consulate. The consulate in Lagos is not the only diplomatic representation of South Africa in Nigeria. On this page you can also find all other South African consulates located in Nigeria.


South African Consulate General in Lagos, Nigeria - 24 Molade Okoya Thomas Street - Victoria Island - Lagos - Nigeria


(+234) 1 461 2981 & (+234) 1 461-2067







Mr Darkey Africa - Consul General

Office Hours:

Monday-Thursday: 8.00-17.00 / Friday: 8.00-14.30

Consulate Appointment

For an appointment at the South African consulate in Nigeria, please check in first instance the consulate website dirco.gov.za/lagos/.

In the case that you are not able to arrange an appointment through the website you can contact the consulate in Lagos by telephone (+234) 1 461 2981 & (+234) 1 461-2067 or email safrica@nigol.net

Visa and Passports

The consulate of South Africa in Lagos can inform you about the scope of services they offer.

Always contact the South African consulate before a visit since not every consulate in Nigeria offers visa and/or passport services.

Travel Insurance for Nigeria

A valid travel insurance is very important when you visit Nigeria. Check for details on our Travel page

Opening Hours

Please note: Consulate opening hours can vary. Always contact the Consulate before a visit.

South African Consulates in Nigeria

The South African Consulate in Lagos is not the only South African consular office in the region. For your convenience we also listed below all other consulates of South Africa located in Nigeria. Keep in mind that a consulate can have more or less or different consular services. A South African consulate can be found in the city of: Lagos

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Consulate of South Africa in Lagos could have adjusted its services by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Contact the consulate before visiting.

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