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In Case of Emergency

In case of accidents you can always call the Embassy. The Embassy in Pretoria: 012 430 9340 (if calling from South Africa), +27 12 430 9340 (if calling from Denmark). Outside opening hours your call to the Embassy can automatically be transferred to the 24/7 Centre in Copenhagen. Just hold the line.



The Embassy can assist with the following

  • Expedition of money transfers.
  • Issuing of new Danish passports/emergency passports.
  • Contact to a lawyer if you get arrested.
  • Contact to relatives in Denmark.
  • Contact to insurance company in case of accident, illness or death.

The Embassy cannot assist with

  • Paying out loans or other bank business.
  • Paying the hospital, doctor or lawyers without a guarantee from you, your family or bank.
  • Providing a job or work permit.

2477You can always contact the 24/7 Hotline at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs directly in Copenhagen on phone +45 33 92 11 12 or email:

Embassy of Denmark

iParioli Office Park, Block B2
1166 Park Street
Hatfield 0083

Phone +27 (0) 12 430 9340