Istanbul

Looking for
South African Expats in Istanbul?

Connect with fellow South Africans in Istanbul
Get information in our Istanbul guide
Join exciting events and activities
Exchange tips about expat life in Istanbul

Sven Baudach

"My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers."

Maggy Roswick

"With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul."

InterNations - The Place for South Africans in Istanbul

Siya namkela nonke, welkom, isibingelelo to all South Africans in Istanbul! Searching for other South Africans in Istanbul? Looking for reliable and useful insider tips from fellow South Africans for example, where in Istanbul can I find a South African restaurant? Or where in Istanbul can I find some bobotie?

Join InterNations today and become a member of our Istanbul community. By becoming a member, you will join our active group of South African expats, coming from all corners of South Africa, from Cape Town, Johannesburg, Durban, and many more.

Meet fellow South Africans at our events in Istanbul

Attend our monthly events and activities for South Africans expatriates to get to know like-minded expatriates in real life.

Find More Information in Our Istanbul Expat Guides

  • Moving to Istanbul

    Moving to Istanbul will raise various questions for you. How to deal with the local authorities? How to navigate the infamous traffic in such a huge city? Our article gives all the answers to your questions about Istanbul, from administrative info to transportation.
  • Living in Istanbul

    Are you about to start expat life in Istanbul? You should definitely plan ahead: Istanbul’s hustle and bustle and maze-like structure can massively overwhelm newcomers. Our guide to Istanbul helps you prepare, with advice on international schools, healthcare, housing, and much more.
  • Working in Istanbul

    If you are interested in working in Istanbul, be prepared. The city offers great opportunities for expats, if they can land a job beforehand. Job hunting on location reduces your chances, due to widespread unemployment. Our guide shows you what to expect of working in Turkey’s largest city.

Forum Posts by South Africans in Istanbul

Get trustworthy advice and local insights from fellow South Africans in our Istanbul expat forums.

South African Expats in Istanbul Exchange Tips and Advice

InterNations is the perfect place for South African expats in Istanbul to find the help and resources they have been looking for. The "Queen Of Cities" will soon become your new home with our InterNations community - we help you to take full advantage of your new life here!

  • Get to know Istanbul’s South African expats.
  • Join today and find everything you need through our Expat Forums and entries from fellow South Africans in Istanbul.
  • Read through our extensive Expat Guides to receive useful information on Istanbul.

Mingle with Fellow South Africans in Istanbul at Our Events and Activities

Our Istanbul community is also very active offline. Our members get to enjoy a range of events and activities on monthly and weekly basis, e.g. a great dinner at Istanbul’s fanciest restaurant organized by our InterNations Ambassadors, or a weekend trip to explore Turkey’s unique vibe. These events and activities are a perfect and casual way to get in touch with fellow South African expats in your city and South Africans in Turkey. Interested? Simply sign up for membership and join the ranks of our South Africans living in Istanbul.

Sven Baudach

"My business partners, also mainly expats, and me, we always use the wonderful InterNations Events as an informal get-togethers."

Maggy Roswick

"With all the great information and contacts provided by InterNations, it was no big deal to get settled in Istanbul."

Other Nationalities in Istanbul