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Consulate of Switzerland in Cape Town

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Swiss Diplomatic mission in South Africa. 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 Cape Town is not the only diplomatic representation of Switzerland in South Africa. On this page you can also find all other Swiss consulates located in South Africa.


Consulate General of Switzerland in Cape Town, South Africa - No. 1 Thibault Square 26th Floor - (Cm. Long Str/Hans Strijdom Ave) - Cape Town 8001 - South Africa / - NO VISA SERVICE -


(+27) 021 400 75 00







Mr. Markus Thur - Consul General

Office Hours:

- NO VISA SERVICE - Visa related inquires: Embassy in Pretoria: eda.admin.ch/pretoria

Consulate Appointment

For an appointment at the Swiss consulate in South Africa, please check in first instance the consulate website eda.admin.ch/capetown.

In the case that you are not able to arrange an appointment through the website you can contact the consulate in Cape Town by telephone (+27) 021 400 75 00 or email capetown@eda.admin.ch

Visa and Passports

The consulate of Switzerland in Cape Town can inform you about the scope of services they offer.

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

Travel Insurance for South Africa

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

Opening Hours

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

Swiss Consulates in South Africa

The Swiss Consulate in Cape Town is not the only Swiss consular office in the region. For your convenience we also listed below all other consulates of Switzerland located in South Africa. A Swiss consulate can be found in the city of: Cape Town and Durban

Keep in mind that a consulate can have more or less or different consular services.

Search your Hotel close to the Swiss Consulate in Cape Town

When you need to find a place to stay close to the Swiss consulate we provide a handy hotel search box for accommodation in a hotel or guesthouse in Cape Town, South Africa.

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The Consulate of Switzerland in Cape Town could have adjusted its services due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

Contact the consulate before visiting.