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March 2021   

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..


Deputy President David Mabuza
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.

SONA 2021

On the 11 February 2021, President Ramaphosa provided a State of the Nation to all South Africans the world over. The


The first democratically elected President of South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, commonly and affectionately

Repatriation of South Africans

The waiting is over. We are proud to announce that after extensive and lengthy liaison with kind & considerate

The Embassy of South Africa responds

The Embassy of South Africa responds positive to the South African citizens in Antalya, and intervenes on the

Key Highlights

  • South Africa commemorates Human Rights Month in March and celebrates the 21st of March as Human Rights Day to honour those who fought for South Africa’s liberation and to celebrate the many rights guaranteed under the Constitution.

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Quote of the Month


“Our society needs to re-establish a culture of caring”.“Do your little bit of good where you are; it's those little bits of good put together that overwhelm the world.”

 ~ Desmond Tutu


Joke of the Month


Man and the Cat
A man hated his wife's cat and he decided to get rid of it. He drove 20 blocks away from home and dropped the cat there. The cat was already walking up the driveway when he approached his home. 

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Contact Us


Filistin Sokak No: 27 GOP 06700 Ankara Turkey

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

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