Morocco (Kingdom of )

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

Diplomatic relations between South Africa and the Kingdom of Morocco were established in 1991 when a South African Interest Office opened in Rabat on 2 September 1991. A Moroccan Interest Office was opened on 1 April 1992 in Pretoria and both offices were subsequently upgraded to full Embassies.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Morocco

Chargé d’Affaires a.i.
Mr A J P Figgins

South African Embassy

Moroccan Representation in South Africa

Chargé d’Affaires a.i.
Mr A Naji

Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco

Travel Info

Visa requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the Moroccan Embassy in Pretoria.

Health requirements

No compulsory immunisation required for Morocco.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

The dominating weather on the Moroccan coast is mediterranean while in the interior of the country the weather is more continental and snow falls are frequent during winter in the Atlas area.

Rabat and Casablanca are hot and humid in summer and cold and wet in winter. Temperatures from June to August can go up to 32 degrees C with a humidity level of 70 - 75% or more.

For up to date weather information click here

Currency Info

The monetary unit is the Dirham (Dh), divided into hundred centimes. The currency rate of exchange is about Dh 9,87 to the US dollar. The currency is not freely convertible outside Morocco.

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 0892/0742 or send an e-mail to:

Trade Info

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

Interest Groups and Information

No Information



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