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All Americans in Botswana and South Africa are urged to register either online at https://travelregistration.state.gov.  Registering gives U.S. citizens access to updated information on travel and security within South Africa and makes it easier for the Embassy to contact citizens in case of emergency.  Please note the following contact information:

Contact Information for U.S. Embassies and Consulates in Botswana and South Africa

U.S. Embassy to the Republic of Botswana

Embassy Drive
Government Enclave
Gaborone
Tel: 395-3982 (+267-395-3982)
Fax: 318-0232 (+267-318-0232)
Email: ConsularGaborone@state.gov

After-hours
emergencies: 395-7111 (+267-395-7111)
Local Botswana Emergency Contact Numbers:
Police:     999
Fire:        998
Ambulance: 997

U.S. Embassy to the Republic of South Africa
877 Pretorius Street
Arcadia, Pretoria
Tel 012 431-4000 (+27 12-431-4000)
Fax 012 431-5504 (+27 12-431-5504)
http://southafrica.usembassy.gov/.  
After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1684 (outside South Africa: +27 79-111-1684).

U.S. Consulate General, Johannesburg

(Covering Gauteng, Mpumalanga, Limpopo, North West, and Free State provinces)
1 Sandton Drive (cnr. of Rivonia)
Sandhurst, Johannesburg
Tel: 011-290-3000 (outside South Africa: +27 11-290-3000)
After-hours emergencies: 079-111-1684 (outside South Africa: +27 79-111-1684).

U.S. Consulate General, Cape Town

(Covering Western Cape, Eastern Cape, and Northern Cape provinces)
2 Reddam Avenue
Westlake, Cape Town
Tel: 021-702-7300 (outside South Africa: +27 702-7300
After hours emergencies: 079-111-0391 (outside South Africa: +27 79-111-0391)

U.S. Consulate General, Durban

(Covering KwaZulu-Natal Province)
Old Mutual Building, 31st floor
303 West Street
Tel 031 305-7600 (+27 31-305-7600)
After hours emergencies: 079-111-1445 (outside South Africa: +27 079-111-1445).