Liaison Office of South Africa

in Taipei (LOSA)                                                                            


Bank Tower, Suite 1301, 13th Floor, 205 Dun-Hwa North Road,

Taipei 10595, Taiwan: ROC                            

Tel: +886 2 2715-2295 

Fax: +886 2 2712-5109                                                                                                                                               last updated: 09 September 2020 (for information about civic services) (for information about visa applications)









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Repatriation flights from Dubai (updated 09 September 2020)

Repatriation flights from Dubai (updated 17 August 2020)

Repatriation flights from Doha (updated 07 August 2020)

Repatriation Flights from Dubai (updated 28 July 2020)

Application for Self Quarantine.


Please note that South African borders remain closed it is only flights that have been approved by South African authorities that may enter South Africa.


The South African Missions in Dubai is currently NOT aware of further repatriation flights from the UAE to South Africa.  In this regard the Missions awaits notification from South Africa should future repatriation flights be planned.

* Repatriation flight from Doha (updated 14 July 2020)

* KLM Repatriation Flights (updated 09 July 2020)

* URGENT NOTICE: Repatriation Flight Information

   (03 July 2020).

* Repatriation Flights from Doha. (03 July 2020)

* Repatriation Information (23 June 2020).

* DIRCO Newsletter on the Repatriation (21 May 2020).

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Please note that with effect from Monday, 18 May 2020, the Liaison Office of South Africa will return to 5-day work week (Monday to Friday). Consular hours are from 10:00 to 13:00.



2020 518() 開始,南非聯絡辦事處將恢復每週上班五天 (週一至週五),辦公時間為上午十點至下午一點。

"Second automatic 30-day extension for foreigners entering Taiwan on or before March 21 with visa waiver, visitor visa, or landing visa (no application required) (overstayers excepted)




The Liaison Office of South Africa (LOSA) in Taipei will implement the following precautionary measures due to the COVID-19 pandemic, with effective from Wednesday, 25 March 2020 until further notice:


 ·         LOSA operational hours are from 10h00 to 13h00 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

·         Visa Section will remain closed until further notice – passport collection only

·         Consular services will be rendered to South African Nationals


For any emergencies ONLY outside of these hours please call 093 218 8084



為因應疫情之全球大流行,南非聯絡辦事處將自 2020 325() 開始,採取下列措施及調整辦公時間:

1. 辦公時間為每週一、三、五,上午十點至下午一點 (如有變更另行公告)

2. 停止簽發任何簽證 (只可以領取護照),如有變更另行公告。

3. 針對南非國民提供相關領事事務的服務。


如有緊急事件,請撥緊急事件專線: 0932 188-084



With immediate effect and until further notice the following will be in effect:


1. No VISAs will be issued by the Liaison Office of South Africa.

2. Previously granted visa have been revoked.






1. 南非聯絡辦事處不再簽發任何簽證。

2. 先前簽發之簽證已撤銷


According to the announcement made by the Management of the Bank Tower, the building where the Liaison Office of South Africa is located, from 20 March 2020, anyone entering the building must wear a mask, must have his/her temperature taken and hands sanitized.






South Africa is imposing a travel ban on foreign nationals from high-risk countries such as Italy, Iran, South Korea, Spain, Germany, the United States, the United Kingdom and China as from 18 March 2020.

Visas to visitors from those countries from today and previously granted visas are hereby revoked.


South African citizens are advised to refrain from all forms of travel to or through the European Union, United States, United Kingdom and other identified high-risk countries such as China, Iran and South Korea.


This is effective immediately.


Government will continue to regularly issue travel alerts referring to specific cities, countries or regions as the situation evolves based on the risk level.


Any foreign national who has visited high-risk countries in the past 20 days will be denied a visa.


South African citizens returning from high-risk countries will be subjected to testing and self-isolation or quarantine on return to South Africa.


Travelers from medium-risk countries - such as Portugal, Hong Kong and Singapore - will be required to undergo high intensity screening.

All travelers who have entered South Africa from high-risk countries since mid-February will be required to present themselves for testing.


* Public Holidays 2020.*

Previous messages and announcements:

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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