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 presented his credentials in 2002 and 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 Dr A S Nkomo
High Commissioner Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

Brunei Representation in South Africa


H E Mr A G Ismail
High Commissioner Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary

High Commissioner Extraordinary & Plenipotentiary of Brunei Darassalum with residence in Singapore

Travel Info

Visa Requirements for South Africans

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

24 Hassan Assem Street
Republic of Egypt
Tel. : 09 20 2 341 6365 / 340 6656
Fax : 09 20 2 341 6375
Telex : 22068

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

No Information

Bilateral Agreements

If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0851/0837

Trade Statistics

For current information on trade statistics between South Africa and Afghanistan, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information

No information


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