South Africa Embassy and Consulates in Turkey
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of South Africa may close on the following Turkish and South African holidays in 2021/2022:
|Republic Day||Friday, October 29||1 week, 3 days|
|Day of Reconciliation||Thursday, December 16||1 month, 4 weeks|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||2 months, 1 week|
|Day of Godwill||Tuesday, December 28||2 months, 1 week|
|New Year's Day||Saturday, January 01||2 months, 2 weeks|
|Human Rights Day||Monday, March 21||5 months|
|Good Friday||Sunday, April 10||5 months, 3 weeks|
|Family Day||Wednesday, April 13||5 months, 3 weeks|
|National Sovereignty and Children's Day||Saturday, April 23||6 months|
|Freedom Day||Wednesday, April 27||6 months, 1 week|
|Labour and Solidarity Day||Sunday, May 01||6 months, 2 weeks|
1. How many South African Embassies/Consulates are there in Turkey?
South Africa currently maintains 4 diplomatic representative offices in Turkey including Ankara, Istanbul, Izmir and Mersin.
2 - Do Turkish citizens need a visa for South Africa?
Citizens of Turkey (holders of regular passports) can travel to South Africa for 30 days without having to apply or obtain a South African visa for short-term tourism.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of South African embassies in Turkey?
The South African representative offices in Turkey will be closed in observance of the following Turkish and South African holidays in 2021/2021:
- Republic Day (TR) Fri, Oct 29, 2021 (1 week, 3 days)
Time in South Africa vs Turkey
Pretoria, South Africa time is 1:00 hours behind Ankara, Turkey