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History of Relations
15 September 1994 South Africa established full diplomatic relations with Nicaragua.
The Ambassador, Mexico City, is accredited to Nicaragua.
South African Representation in Nicaragua
Africa is not residentially represented in Nicaragua. Please contact the SA
Embassy in Mexico City, Mexico.
H E Mr M G Ferguson
Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary
TIME DIFFERENCE WITH SA:
-8 hours (Winter - Oct - March)
-7 hours (Summer - April - Sept)
Nicaraguan Representation in South Africa
is not residentially represented in South Africa.
Visa Requirements for South Africans
For more information contact the
South African Embassy in Mexico
Travel Advisory: Warning
on illegal activities abroad
South African citizens travelling abroad
are strongly advised to take care not to become involved in activities which may
be, or are, illegal in foreign countries. Please remember, once you leave South
Africa, you are not protected by South African laws and constitutional rights.
If you are arrested abroad, the South African Government cannot get you out of
prison or demand your release. At most, your government can intercede with local
authorities to try and ensure that your rights under the laws of the country in
which you were arrested are fully observed. It can also attempt to ensure that
you are treated humanely, i.e., according to those international agreements to
which the country in which you have been arrested, has acceded.
that the South African Government views crimes - particularly those involving
illegal drugs, mercenary activities, the traffic in humans or small arms or the
abuse of women and children - in a most serious light.
Malaria - only chlorquin
Typhoid Fever present - low risk
Tetanus - immunisation reommended
For further information go to Travelers' Health.
weather information click here
unit is the Cordoba Oroa (NIO).
For current exchange rates click here.
Visa Requirements for Nicaraguan citizens visiting South Africa.
more information contact the Embassy of South Africa in Mexico City.
and Official Visits / Bilateral Meetings
If you have any queries with regard to treaties please contact the Treaty Section at 012 351 0872/0851/0837.
For current information on trade statistics between South Africa
and Nicaragua, visit the web site of the Department
of Trade and Industry of South Africa
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