Turkey Embassy and Consulates in South Africa
Holidays to be Observed in 2021
The Embassies and Consulates of Turkey may close on the following South African and Turkish holidays in 2021/2022:
|Democracy and National Solidarity Day||Thursday, July 15||3 weeks, 2 days|
|Kurban Bayramı||Saturday, July 31||1 month, 1 week|
|Kurban Bayramı Holiday||Sunday, August 01||1 month, 1 week|
|Kurban Bayramı Holiday||Monday, August 02||1 month, 1 week|
|Kurban Bayramı Holiday||Tuesday, August 03||1 month, 1 week|
|National Women's Day||Monday, August 09||1 month, 2 weeks|
|National Women's Day (in lieu)||Tuesday, August 10||1 month, 2 weeks|
|Victory Day||Monday, August 30||2 months, 1 week|
|Heritage Day||Friday, September 24||3 months|
|Republic Day||Friday, October 29||4 months, 1 week|
|Day of Reconciliation||Thursday, December 16||5 months, 3 weeks|
|Christmas Day||Saturday, December 25||6 months|
1. How many Turkish Embassies/Consulates are there in South Africa?
Turkey currently maintains 2 diplomatic representative offices in South Africa including Pretoria and Cape Town.
2 - Do South African citizens need a visa for Turkey?
South African citizens are required to obtain a valid visa in order to be allowed entry into Turkey. Kindly contact the nearest embassies or consulates of Turkey in South Africa for further instructions.
3- What is the Holiday Calendar of Turkish embassies in South Africa?
The Turkish representative offices in South Africa will be closed in observance of the following South African and Turkish holidays in 2021/2021:
- Democracy and National Solidarity Day (TR) Thu, Jul 15, 2021 (3 weeks, 2 days)
Time in Turkey vs South Africa
Ankara, Turkey time is 1:00 hours ahead of Pretoria, South Africa