Dear fellow Austrians, dear friends of Austria,
Welcome to our website which is intended to be a virtual door to our Embassy. Please use it, it’s at your disposal 24 hours and 7 days a week!
Our section Practical Advice contains information to travel to Austria and South Africa. You can also find all of the latest visa requirements and offers information on interesting features for those of you who live in our consular area.
If you wish to comment on our website or have good ideas for improving it, we welcome your suggestions via email to pretoria-ob(at)bmeia.gv.at.
With kind regards
Your Embassy Team
Austrian Embassy /Pretoria
454 A Fehrsen Street (entrance in William St)
Brooklyn, Pretoria 0181
P.O. Box 95572, Waterkloof 0145
Tel: +27 (0)12 4529 155
Fax:+27 (0)12 4601 151
Monday to Thursday, 09:00 to 12:00,
Telephone inquiries from 14:00 to 16:00
Only in the case of emergency outside
the office hours (office hours: Mon - Thu
07:30 – 16:00, Fri 07:30 - 13:30)
please call +27 (0)82 903 2721
The Embassy is closed during Austrian public holidays. There are no office hours on South African public holidays as well as on the 24 and 31 December.
Austrian public holidays
01 January - New Year's Day
06 January - Epiphany
17 April - Easter Monday
01 May - Labor Day
25 May - Ascension Day
05 June - Pentecost
15 June - Corpus Christi
15 August – Assumption Day
26 October – National Day
01 November – All Saints' Day
08 December – Immaculate Conception
25 December – Christmas Day
26 December – St. Stephen's Day