Welcome Message

Ambassador Dipuo Letsatsi Duba web


Dear Friends, Colleagues and fellow South African citizens,

Welcome to the official website of the South African Embassy in Turkey. This website serves to promote South Africa's interest and facilitate government to government and people to people, and business to business relations with Turkey, Azerbaijan and Uzbekistan. Similarly, we seek to promote trade and investment relations (economic relations) and to provide consular assistance.

Throughout your tour of this website, you will find a wealth of information on the Republic of South Africa, a country of rich cultural diversity offering unlimited opportunities in trade, investment, human capital and tourism.

In 1994, South Africa managed to end apartheid rule and introduced a new constitutional order, wherein all work towards building a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic and prosperous society has been successfully established. Read More..


Paul Mashatile Deputy President Official edited
Deputy President
of the Republic of South Africa
President Cyril Ramaphosa
of the Republic of South Africa
Minister Dr Naledi Pandor
of the Republic of South Africa
Turkish nationals are exempted for Visa for a period of 30 days for touristic, official and business visit. They must hold a return ticket and letter of invitation if applicable.

Update3-SA National Elections 2024

The Independent Elections Commission (IEC) of South Africa advised that process of registration of South African

Extended Closure of the Consular Section

Please be informed that the Consular Section of The South African Embassy in Ankara has extended the closing

Closure of the Embassy & Visa

Please be informed that The South African Embassy Ankara will be closed from 25 December 2023 to 01 January 2024. The

Key Highlights

  • 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children Campaign is a United Nations campaign, which is held annually from 25 November (International Day for No Violence Against Women) to 10 December (International Human Rights Day) #GBVF2023

Quote of the Month


“When it comes to violence against women, there are few practices as harmful, or as widespread, as early marriage”. 
- Nelson Mandela


Joke of the Month

Comedy of errors

A man checked into a hotel. There was a computer in his room, so he decided to send a mail to his wife. He accidentally...

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Contact Us


Kırkonaklar Mahallesi 298.Cadde No: 4 / D

Çankaya 06610 Ankara Türkiye

Emergency Number Consular Services: +90 (537) 912 58 07

Telephone: +90 (312)  405 68 61

Visa Section: + 90 ( 312) 405 68 71

Fax: +90 (312) 446 64 34

E-Mail: general.ankara@dirco.gov.za