List of South African Postal Codes & Zip by Province

List of South African Postal Codes by Province. The South African postal codes become important during most online transactions.

South African Postal Code List

Places such as Johannesburg, Capetown, Pretoria, Aberdeen, Alberton, and many other cities demand postal code to complete some online transactions.

South African Postal codes are used in all the provinces, you may want to ask, What is the Postal code for South Africa?

Many South African internet users ask if the South African Postal Code is +27? It is not rather, it is the official international dialing code for all phone numbers used in South Africa.

South African Zip Codes

The South African Zip code contains four digits from 0001 – 9999. Zip codes for popular South African cities include; Pretoria/Tshwane 0001/0002, Johannesburg 2000/2001, Port Elizabeth is 6000/6001 and Cape Town is 8000/8001.

South African Postal Codes

Postal codes are used to map out and specify the different regions within a country. There are different codes for all areas in South Africa. These postal codes vary from city and locality within the provinces of South Africa.

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South African Postal Code By Province

The table below contains a list of South Africa Postal Code for all South African Provinces.

Postal Code Range Area

Northern Region

Postal Code

(Gauteng, Mpumalanga, most of North West, Limpopo)

0001–0299 Gauteng—Pretoria/Tshwane
0300–0499 North West—northern part
0500–0698 Limpopo—south and west
0699–0999 Limpopo—north and east
1000–1399 Mpumalanga—Northern half
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)
2200–2499 Mpumalanga—southern half
2500–2899 Northwest Province—southern and central

Eastern Region

Postal Code

(KwaZulu-Natal, the eastern part of Eastern Cape)

2900–3199 KwaZulu-Natal—Northern KwaZulu-Natal
3200–3299 KwaZulu-Natal—Pietermaritzburg and surrounds
3300–3599 KwaZulu-Natal—Midlands
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 Umzimkulu

Southern Region

Postal Code

(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
6000–6099 Eastern Cape—Port Elizabeth
6100–6499 Eastern Cape—Western part

Western Region Postal Code (Western Cape and western part of Northern Cape)

6500–6699 Western Cape—Garden Route and Oudtshoorn area
6700–6899 Western Cape—Klein Karoo
6900–7099 Western Cape—Great 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 Postal Code (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[6]
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
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