Swiss Humanitarian Aid after an earthquake in Haiti in 2010

International cooperation

The responsible representations implement the strategic goals of Switzerland's international cooperation and carry out related projects.

International cooperation

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Switzerland and South Africa

Here you will find an overview of Switzerland's commitment to diplomacy, education, culture and the economy in the country.

Switzerland and South Africa

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Travel advice

The FDFA provides information on security-related issues concerning politics and crime in the country. The travel advice assesses possible risks and recommends preventative measures.

Travel advice

Services and visa

All consular services for the South African provinces of Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North-West and Free State, as well as for the states of Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Swaziland and Zimbabwe, have been provided by the Regional Consular Centre Southern Africa in Pretoria, which is attached to the local Embassy of Switzerland.

The Consulate General in Cape Town continues to be responsible for the South African provinces of the Eastern Cape, Northern Cape and Western Cape, as well as for Namibia.

Information can be found on the websites concerned:

Regional Consular Centre Southern Africa
Consulate General in Cape Town
Angola
Mozambique
Zimbabwe
Botswana, Lesotho, Mauritius, Malawi, Swaziland