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-

Elif Çomoğlu Ülgen Ambassador
Monday - Friday

09:00 - 16:00

Visa applications are accepted between 09:00-11:00 hours only.
1/1/2019 1/2/2019 New Year's Day
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4/19/2019 4/20/2019 Good Friday (Friday before Easter Sunday)
4/22/2019 5/22/2019 Family Day
4/26/2019 4/27/2019 Freedom Day (*27 April Sat)
5/1/2019 5/2/2019 Workers Day
6/4/2019 6/5/2019 Ramadan-Eid al Fıtr (first day)
6/17/2019 6/18/2019 Youth Day (*16 June Sun)
8/9/2019 8/10/2019 National Women's Day
8/12/2019 8/13/2019 Eid al Adha (one day)
9/24/2019 9/25/2019 Heritage Day
10/29/2019 10/29/2019
12/16/2019 12/17/2019 Day of Reconciliation
12/25/2019 12/26/2019 Cristmas Day
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