Büyükelçilik Tarihi ve Önceki Büyükelçilerimiz

Diplomatic relations between Turkey and the Republic of South Africa were established on 22 April 1993. Turkish Embassy in Pretoria has been functioning in its current address since 22 March 1994.

Within the Embasssy, there are also offices of Military Attaché and Commercial Counsellor.

The Embassy, in addition to the Republic of South Africa, is also accredited to Lesotho andSwaziland

The following Honorary Consulate Generals are attached to the Turkish Embassy in Pretoria: Honorary Consulate General in Cape Town (South Africa), Honorary Consulate General in Mbabane (Swaziland)


Sami Cansen  ONARAN
Sami Cansen ONARAN

3/29/1994-11/29/1995

Kutlu ÖZGÜVENÇ
Kutlu ÖZGÜVENÇ

11/29/1995-3/29/1998

Burhan ANT
Burhan ANT

5/29/1998-6/29/2000

Selim Sermet ATACANLI
Selim Sermet ATACANLI

6/29/2000-3/29/2003

Ferhat ATAMAN
Ferhat ATAMAN

10/29/2003-3/29/2008

Can ALTAN
Can ALTAN

4/29/2008-6/29/2010

Ahmet Vakur GÖKDENİZLER
Ahmet Vakur GÖKDENİZLER

7/15/2010-8/19/2012

Kaan Esener
Kaan Esener

9/6/2012-1/27/2017

Elif Çomoğlu Ülgen
Elif Çomoğlu Ülgen

2/26/2017-6/23/2021

Atatürk

Monday - Friday

09:00 - 16:00

Visa applications are accepted between 09:30-11:00 hours only.
1/1/2021 1/2/2021 New Year's Day
3/21/2021 3/22/2021 Human Rights Day
4/2/2021 4/3/2021 Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
4/5/2021 4/6/2021 Family Day
4/27/2021 4/28/2021 Freedom Day
5/1/2021 5/2/2021 Workers Day
6/16/2021 6/17/2021 Youth Day
8/9/2021 8/10/2021 National Women's Day
9/24/2021 9/25/2021 Heritage Day
12/16/2021 12/17/2021 Day of Reconciliation
12/25/2021 12/26/2021 Cristmas Day
12/26/2021 12/28/2021 Day of Goodwill