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..


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.

South Africa's message to Türkiye &

Media Statement 6 February 2023   President Ramaphosa offers condolences to Governments and People of Türkiye

President Cyril Ramaphosa hails Pele

President Cyril Ramaphosa hails Pele as global inspiration and champion of peace 30 Dec 2022 President hails Pele

Closure of The Embassy

Please be informed that The South African Embassy Ankara will be closed from 23 December 2022 from 10:00 o'clock to 02

Disability Rights Awareness Month 2022

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane has launched Disability Rights Awareness Month (DRAM2022). DRAM2022 emphasises the

Key Highlights

  • South Africa commemorates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and is also commemorated as National Disability Rights Awareness Day.

Quote of the Month


“We need to know with a fresh conviction that we all share a common humanity & that our diversity in the world is the strength for our future together”.
- 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


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