Liaison Office of South Africa

in Taipei (LOSA)                                                                            


Bank Tower, Suite 1002, 10th Floor, 205 Dun-Hwa North Road,

Taipei 10595, Taiwan: ROC                            

Tel: +886 2 2715-2295 

Fax: +886 2 2712-5109                                                                                                                                                    last updated: 26 April 2024 (for information about civic services) (for information about visa applications)








Clarification on Voting Outside of South Africa

Those who intend to vote outside the country and who are registered on a specific country’s segment of the voters’ roll, do not have to give notice to the Electoral Commission’s Chief Electoral Officer that they will be voting in that country.



William Kentridge - Exhibition at Taipei Fine Arts Museum

04 May ~ 01 Sep 2024








Kindly note that the Liaison Office of South Africa will relocate to 10th Floor within the same building on 01 April 2024 and the new address will be the following:

Suite 1002, 10th Floor, Bank Tower, 205, Dun Hwa North Road, Taipei 10595

*The office will be closed for the public from 25 March to 29 March 2024 for relocation purposes. Only emergency cases will be attended during the period. Normal operation will resume on Monday, 01 April 2024.


南非聯絡辦事處將於 2024年4月1日遷移至同一棟大樓的十樓,新地址為:

10595 台北市松山區敦化北路 205101002


本辦事處將於 3月25日至 3月29日進行搬遷作業,暫停對外辦公;2024年4月1日(一)正式於上列新址辦公。





Update on South African Elections 2024 -

(11 March 2024)

Notifying IEC of intention to vote at a South Africa diplomatic mission abroad.


·        A voter who is registered to vote out-of-country and intends voting at the accredited mission where they are registered to vote, is NOT required to submit an online VEC 10 special vote application.


·     Only voters who will be voting at an accredited mission that they are not registered to vote at, are required to submit an online VEC 10 special vote application. Completion of this form informs the Electoral Commission of their intention to vote abroad by indicating the mission at which they will be voting once the date of the national election is proclaimed.  The notice to vote out of country may be submitted online by completing the form available at:


Special voting in Taiwan will take place at the Liaison Office in Taipei on Saturday, 18 May 2024 from 07:00 to 19:00.




Kindly note that the Liaison Office of South Africa will close between 8 - 14 February 2024 for the Lunar New Year Holiday.


Operational hours will resume on Thursday, 15 February at 09h00 A.M.

Normal consular hours:

Mon.– Fri. / 09h00 – 12h00



本辦事處將於農曆春節期間 (2月8日 ~ 2月14日),停止對外辦公;2月15日(四)恢復正常上班時間。


Clarification on valid vaccination certificate

The government will, with effect from 27 May 2022 recognise all verifiable vaccination proofs with QR Codes, either paper based or electronic.

The details on the certificate/card should correspond with the information of the traveller as they appear on the passport. However, in cases where the vaccination certificate or card is not verifiable, the Department officials have got the right to contact the relevant embassy or High Commission in South Africa to confirm a type proof of vaccination issued by respective countries.

*Full statement*

* Public Holidays 2024 *

Previous announcements and notices:

NOTICE: 09 3218 8084 is the emergency contact number for the Mission and MUST ONLY be used when the office is closed.


Please take note that this number must not be used for:

1. making appointments

2. general questions about consular, immigration,

    trade or tourism

3. checking if documents are ready for collection


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