Togo (The Republic 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

South Africa and Togo established diplomatic relations on 13 January 1997.

Diplomatic Representation

South African Representation in Togo

The South African Ambassador in Cotonou, Benin is accredited to Togo on a non-residential basis.

H E Mr G D Gwadiso
Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

South African Embassy

Togo Representation in South Africa

Chargé d’Affaires
Mr K Gouna

Togo Embassy

Travel Info

Visa requirements for South Africans

For more information contact the French Consulate-General in Johannesburg or the South African Embassy in Cotonou, Benin.

Health requirements

A valid international health certificate proving vaccination against Yellow Fever is required. Immunisation is recommended against Hepatitis, Typhoid, Tetanus and Polio. Malaria is a high risk. Cholera is a risk. Rabies and bilharzia are present.

For further information go to Travelers' Health.

Climate Info

Rainy season from April to July, with short rains from October to November. Hottest months: February to March.

For up-to-date weather information click here

Currency Info

CFA Frank. CFA100=FF10.

For information on current exchange rates click here


The official language is French. The most widely spoken local languages are Ewe, Watchi and Kabiyé. Very little English is spoken.

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 Togo, visit the web site of the Department of Trade and Industry of South Africa

Interest Groups and Information

No Information

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