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The 11 Best Locksmiths in Cape Town to Unlock Any Situation

October 9, 2019
Best Locksmiths Cape Town

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In order to keep your home or business establishment up and running in Cape Town, you also need to secure it well. That is why we listed here for you the best locksmiths in Cape Town to unlock any situation. Take note of their contact information so that you’ll have a go-to locksmith in case you’d need one.

1. Locksmith Cape Town

BEST FOR Emergency lockout response service
SERVICES/SCOPE Emergency, Auto and Car, Safe Opening, and Industrial and Commercial
PRICING Request a quote.
CONTACT (021) 300-1803

With Locksmith Capetown, you get premium service without having to break the bank. Having been in the locksmith industry for the past 40 years, Locksmith Capetown serves both the commercial and residential markets with all their locksmith needs—locking picking, car lock and ignition systems, safe opening, and digital security locking systems—on a 24/7 basis. Moreover, its emergency locksmith service operates on a mobile workshop to better respond and reach anyone who may need locksmith assistance from lockouts.

So, if you’re locked in, locked out, have trouble locking up, or have keys that are acting up, you know that you can fully depend on Locksmith Capetown to do the locksmith job for you.

2. TSA Locksmiths

BEST FOR Emergency lockout response service
SERVICES/SCOPE Vehicle Locks, Keys, Remotes, and Transponders, Rekeying of locks, Changing/Installing/Repairing of Locks, High Security and Garage Door Locks, Gate Installations, and Intercom and CCTV Systems
PRICING Request a quote.
ADDRESS 29 Sipres Avenue, Bridgetown, Cape Town 7764 South Africa
CONTACT (084) 735-8388 |

TSA Locksmiths specializes in vehicle locks, remotes, and transponders. However, it has also branched out to providing residential and commercial locksmith services to Cape Town residents. Its mobile locksmith units are ready to respond to any locksmith service 24 hours a day. Some of the locksmith services that TSA Locksmiths offer are rekeying of locks, changing/installing/repairing locks, installing master key systems, and gate installation to name a few.

With over ten years of experience in the locksmith industry, you are sure that you will get excellent and expert locksmith service from TSA Locksmiths.

3. AAA Locksmith City

BEST FOR Emergency lockout response service
SERVICES/SCOPE Emergency, Vehicle, Residential, and Commercial
PRICING Request a quote.
CONTACT (0800) 562-576

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AAA Locksmiths started out in 1999, and now, it has multiple branches in other parts of the peninsula. AAA Locksmiths offers not only 24 hour emergency assistance but also vehicle, residential, commercial, key systems, advanced security systems, car locks, deadlocks, safes, and more to Cape Town and surrounding areas. Its locksmith services are not only an affordable alternative to other locksmith companies but most parts also come with a manufacturer warranty covering at least a year to an entire lifetime. Your mind can rest easy when you avail any of the locksmith services of AAA Locksmiths because it is a certified and registered Broad-Based Black Economically Empowered (BBBEE) security service provider. Moreover, all of its locksmiths are registered at the Private Security Industry Regulatory Administration (PSIRA) and The Locksmiths Association of South Africa (LASA).

You get nothing but excellent service from AAA Locksmiths as it has delivered locksmith services to both private individuals and businesses as well as government institutions, and even consulates.

AAA Locksmiths has left a lasting good impression on most of its clients, with one saying: “Polite, punctual, professional. I locked my keys in my car. I realized at 7am. I called and they were there within half an hour. The job took Keegan 1 minute. They have all the fancy tools one needs to make the job smooth. And they have a mobile card machine.  I recommend them and would most certainly use their services again. Thanks AAA Locksmiths Claremont.”

4. Cape Locksmiths

BEST FOR Emergency lockout response service
SERVICES/SCOPE Lockout, Residential, and Commercial
PRICING Request a quote.
CONTACT 0655386344 |

Cape Locksmith is here to save you from being locked out with its fully mobile locksmith services, which can easily go around Cape Town and surrounding areas. Its lockout services even come in packages so that you can save more money and put your mind at ease. Apart from saving you from a lockout situation, Cape Town locksmith also offers other locksmith solutions to meet your domestic, residential, and commercial needs. On top of those, its locksmiths can also do opening and fitment, opening of safes, programming and supplying of gates and remote, and installing access control systems.

5. Mobile Locksmith Services

BEST FOR Emergency lockout response service and security
SERVICES/SCOPE Opening of Cars and Homes, Emergency, and Keys
PRICING Request a quote.
ADDRESS 16 6th Ave., Melkbosstrand, Cape Town, 7441 South Africa
CONTACT (083) 662-1246

Fueled by passion to help improve the security of homes in Cape Town, the owner started Mobile Locksmith in 2006 with the slogan, “Your safety is our priority.” Its locksmith services include opening of home or vehicle, replacing locks, making new keys, rebuilding keys, and converting car keys. You can also visit the shop to see its wide array of lock and key products.

6. Turnkey Locksmiths

BEST FOR Emergency lockout response service
SERVICES/SCOPE Automotive, Commercial, Residential, and Emergency
PRICING Request a quote.
ADDRESS 252 Main Road Diep River Cape Town, South Africa
CONTACT Office: (021) 712-2737

Mobile: (083) 725-1000

Fax: (021) 712-2737


Owned and operated by a father and son duo, Turnkey Locksmiths has been operating in Cape Town for the past 20 years. Being well experienced in the locksmith world, Turnkey Locksmiths offers 24-hour locksmith assistance for lockouts, lost or broken car keys, cutting of new car keys, transponder key programming, and ECU programming, etc. It is also a proud member of the Locksmiths Association of South Africa and registered at the Private Security Regulatory Authority (PSRA).

7. Precision Locksmiths

BEST FOR General Locksmith Service
SERVICES/SCOPE Home, Office, Access Control, Motor Industry, Rubber Stamps, Vinyl Signages
PRICING Request a quote.
CONTACT 021 948-3907 | 083 27- 9552 | 083 457-2676
ADDRESS 68 Voortrekker Road, Bellville, Cape Town, 7530 South Africa
OPERATING HOURS Monday – Friday 8:30 AM 5:00 PM

Saturday 8:30 AM – 12:00 PM

Sunday – Closed

More than offering 24-hour on site mobile unit to attend to all your locksmith needs, Precision Locksmiths go beyond the locksmith services by offering you SABS registration for your number plates, custom-made rubber stamps, and vinyl signages. Some of its 24-hour locksmith services include repairing and removing of locks, supplying and fitting of keys, and installing access control among others.

8. Keyboutique

BEST FOR Home and auto key services
SERVICES/SCOPE All kind of Lock Repairs
All kind of Key Repairs
All kind of Remote Repairs
Supply, Repair & Program Renault Cards
Key Shells for most vehicles as well as battery replacements
PRICING Request a quote.
ADDRESS Cnr of Longmarket & Dawes Street, Schotsche Kloof, Cape Town, 8001
CONTACT Office: 021 424 5877 / 074 498 5877
Locksmith: 084 342 1354
Auto Locksmith: 073 180 2487
24 hr service: 073 180 2487
OPERATING HOURS Monday to Thursday 8:30 to 17:00
Fridays 8:30 to 12:30 – 14:00 to 17:00
Saturdays 9:00 to 12:00

Avoid expensive towing fees with the help of Keyboutique! They can have all types of vehicles opened anywhere, any time. They’re auto and residential locksmith that can also cater to emergency lock and security problems.

9. Atlantic Keys (Sea Point)

BEST FOR Keys and Safes
PRICING Request a quote.
ADDRESS 273 Main Road, Sea Point, Cape Town, 8005 South Africa
CONTACT 021 434-2809
OPERATING HOURS Monday – Friday 8:00 AM – 5:30 PM

Saturday 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Sunday 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Atlantic Keys (Sea Point) cuts keys, supplies and programs vehicle remotes, supplies and opens safes, and responds to various locksmith services. Its services almost all vehicle brands like Audi, Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Daihatsu, and many more. Just book a technician for whatever locksmith service you may need.

Please share with us your experience with any of the locksmiths in Cape Town on this list. We’d love to hear from you.

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