Welcome to the Embassy of the Republic of South Africa in the Russian Federation!

Our vision is an African Continent, which is prosperous, peaceful, democratic, nonracial, nonsexist and united, and which contributes to a world that is just and equitable.

We are committed to promoting South Africa’s national interests and values, the African Renaissance and the creation of a better world for all.


A visa exemption for holders of Russian Diplomatic, Official or Service passport holders came into effect on 15 December 2010. The visa exemption applies for visits to the RSA for holiday purposes, private and official business visits as well as diplomatic accreditation in the RSA.

  • 28.04.2015

    Professor Apollon Davidson presents books to Ambassador Sibanda-Thusi

    On 26 April 2015, H.E Ambassador Sibanda-Thusi received Professor Apollon B. Davidson, Academician of the Russian Academy of Sciences and Head of African Department, Institute of World History. He is also a Professor of Higher School of Economics.

  • 27.04.2015

    South Africa’s response to attacks against Foreign Nationals

    The South African government condemns in the strongest possible terms the recent outbreak of violent attacks against foreign nationals, particularly fellow Africans from various African countries, in the KwaZulu-Natal Province and other parts of the country

  • 26.02.2014

    Election date for South Africans abroad

    It was proclaimed in the Government Gazette on 25 February 2014 that the election date in South Africa is Wednesday 07 May 2014. No further registrations to vote will be accepted.

  • 21.02.2014

    South African citizens in Ukraine: Current Situation

    The SA Embassy in Kiev is closely monitoring the current situation in the Ukraine and will post alerts on the Embassy website should developments necessitate it. You are therefore requested to monitor the Embassy website for updates in this regard.

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SA Embassy in the Russian Federation
Address: Moscow Granatny per., dom 1  
Telephone: +7 (495) 926-11-77  
Fax: +7 (495) 926-11-78/79   

Office of the SA Embassy in the Republic of Belarus

SA Embassy in Ukraine