South Africa (SA) Postal Code is the range from 0001 to 9811. The postal code was used by SA Post as Post service in South Africa can as well be referred to as Zip Code. It is made up of four digits, not six or five digits like in the one in Nigeria or the United States.
|Postcode||0001 – 9999|
For more details on the list of Postcodes or ZIP codes in South Africa, find the code along with the Provinces.
|Province||ZIP Code||Area Code||Capital|
|Eastern Cape||4731 – 5999||+27||Manila|
|Free State||8300 – 9999||+27||Bangued|
|Gauteng||0299 – 2199||+27||Cabadbaran|
|Kwazulu-Natal||2900 – 4730||+27||Prosperidad|
|Limpopo||0500 – 0999||+27||Kalibo|
|Mpumalanga||1000 – 2499||+27||Legazpi|
|North West||0300 – 0499||+27||San Jose de Buenavista|
|Northern Cape||8100 – 8999||+27||Kabugao|
|Western Cape||6500 – 8099||+27||Baler|
Complete Zip Code for South Africa (Look-up)
|Northern Region (Gauteng, Mpumalanga, most of North West, Limpopo)|
|0300–0499||North West—northern part|
|0500–0698||Limpopo—south and west|
|0699–0999||Limpopo—north and east|
|1400–1699||Gauteng—East Rand / Ekurhuleni Metro|
|1700–1799||Gauteng—West Rand, Mogale City/Krugersdorp, Roodepoort (now part of Johannesburg)|
|1800–1999||Gauteng—Soweto and Vereeniging/Vanderbijlpark Region (Motsweding)|
|2000–2199||Gauteng—Johannesburg (original Johannesburg, Randburg, Sandton)|
|2500–2899||Northwest Province—southern and central|
|Eastern Region (KwaZulu Natal, eastern part of Eastern Cape)|
|2900–3199||KwaZulu Natal—Northern KwaZulu Natal|
|3200–3299||KwaZulu Natal—Pietermaritzburg and surrounds|
|3600–3799||KwaZulu Natal—Region between Durban and Pietermaritzburg, including satellite towns, such as Westville.|
|3800–3999||KwaZulu Natal—Zululand Region (including Richards Bay)|
|4000–4099||KwaZulu Natal—Durban / Ethekwini (original area)|
|4100–4299||KwaZulu Natal—South Coast|
|4300–4499||KwaZulu Natal—North Coast|
|4500–4730||KwaZulu Natal—Griqualand East and Umzinkulu|
|Southern Region (Eastern Cape, eastern parts of Western Cape)|
|4731–5199||Eastern Cape—Former Transkei|
|5200–5299||Eastern Cape—East London|
|5300–5499||Eastern Cape—historical “Border” region|
|5500–5999||Eastern Cape—Northern part|
|Western Region (Western Cape (Cape Town and West Coast), Northern Cape)|
|6000–6099||Eastern Cape—Port Elizabeth|
|6100–6499||Eastern Cape—Western part|
|6500–6699||Western Cape—Garden Route and Oudtshoorn area|
|6700–6899||Western Cape—Klein Karoo|
|6900–7099||Western Cape—Groot Karoo|
|7100–7299||Western Cape—Area South-East of Cape Town|
|7300–7399||Western Cape—West Coast|
|7400–7599||Western Cape—Northern parts of Cape Metropole|
|7600–7699||Western Cape—Areas East of Cape Town, such as Stellenbosch|
|7700–8099||Western Cape—Cape Town and Cape Peninsula|
|8100–8299||Northern Cape—Namaqualand Region|
|Central Region (Northern Cape and Free State)|
|8300–8799||Northern Cape—Eastern Part|
|8800–8999||Northern Cape—Gordonia Region|
|9000–9299||formerly assigned to South West Africa—see below|
|9300–9399||Free State—Bloemfontein and surrounds|
|9400–9699||Free State—Northern Free State|
|9700–9899||Free State—Eastern Free State|
|9900–9999||Free State—Southern Free State|
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Postal Code?
A Postal code (used locally in many English-speaking countries) is a series of letters or numbers or both, sometimes including spaces or punctuation, included in a postal address for mail sorting purposes.
What is ZIP Code?
ZIP Code is a postal code used by the postal code service in America, namely the United States Postal Service (USPS).
What is ZIP Code for South Africa?
South Africa (SA) does not use ZIP Code but its name is Postcode. ZIP code are used in the United States.
What is Nigeria Postcode or Postal Code?
The South African Postcode is a numeric code consisting of a 4 digit number. The lowest Postal code in SA is 0001 and highest 9999 (Free State).
Is +27 South Africa Postal code?
+27 is not a Nigerian postal code but +234 is an international dialing code for a Nigerian phone number.
Is 23401 The ZIP code for Nigeria?
23401 is not a valid ZIP code for Nigeria. If you are still curious, please check the official SA Postal code search site.