Brunei Darussalam

History of Relations | Diplomatic Representation | Travel Info | Health Requirements | Climate Info | Currency Info | Trade Info | Visits and Meetings | Agreements | Interest Groups/ Organisations

History of Relations

Relations between South Africa and Brunei Darussalam are cordial. Full diplomatic relations between South Africa and Brunei were established in October 1996. South Africa is represented on a non-residential basis by the South African High Commissioner in Malaysia. Brunei does not have a High Commission in South Africa, the nearest being the Embassy in Egypt. The Brunei High Commissioner: Singapore is accredited to South Africa on a non-residential basis.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Brunei

South African High Commission in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

H E Mr D Malcomson
High Commissioner Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

South African High Commission

Brunei Representation in South Africa

High Commissioner Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darassalum with residence in Singapore, also accredited to South Africa.


H E Mr Pengiran Haji Mustapa bin Pengiran Haji Aliuddin
Ambassador Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darassalum to Egypt, Cairo.

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

For more information visit the web site of the Government of Brunei Darussalam or contact the Embassy

325 Tanglin Road

Singapore 247955


Tel: (+65) 6733 9055 / (+65) 6733 0664

Fax: (+65) 6737 5275 / (+65) 6737 4928

Health Requirements

Depending on the length of stay, the travellers might need immunisation against hepatitis A and hepatitis B.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Brunei Darussalam has a tropical climate, characterised by constant humidity and heavy rainfall. Temperatures are high throughout the year with an extreme annual range of 24C TO 35C. Relative humidity is also high with an average fluctuation between 67% to 91% throughout the year.

For up-to-date weather information click here.

Currency Info

The unit of currency is the Brunei Dollar (B$), which is divided into 100 cents. Notes are issued in denominations of B$1, B$10, B$50, B$100, B$1,000 and B$10,000. Coins are issued in denominations of 1, 5, 10, 20, and 50 cent.

For current exchange rates click here.

State and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings

Please contact Branch: Asia and Middle East at DIRCO.

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) at 012 351 1000.

Trade Statistics

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Brunei Darussalam, visit the website of the Department of Trade, Industry and Competition of South Africa.

Interest Groups and Information

No information


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