Liaison Office of South Africa

                    in Taiwan, Taipei                                                          


                                        Suite 1301, 13th FL., 205 Tun Hwa North Rd., Taipei 105, Taiwan                            

                                        Tel: (02) 2715-2295/0966-656145 

                                        Fax: (02) 2712-5109                                                                                                              last updated: 15 June 2018









South African Airways (SAA) has been named as one of the Top Five Airlines in the World, according to an international survey.




The United Nations General Assembly has today, Friday, 8 June 2018, elected South Africa to serve in the United Nations Security Council for the term 2019-2020 as a non-permanent member. This will be the third time that South Africa will be serving in the Security Council since the dawn of democracy in 1994. We are humbled and honoured by the confidence the international community has demonstrated in our capability to contribute to the resolution of global challenges.


We express our unreserved gratitude and appreciation to the Southern African Development Community (SADC) that nominated us and our continental body, the African Union (AU), that endorsed our candidature.


The overwhelming support South Africa received from members of the United Nations is significant in the year of the centenary of the birth of our global icon and the founding father of our nation, President Nelson Mandela. This election comes after a unanimous resolution by members of the United Nations to convene a Global Peace Summit in honour of President Mandela to be held in September 2018.


South Africa will use its membership of the United Nations Security Council in 2019 and 2020 to advance the interests of Africa, particularly the priorities of the the African Union Agenda 2063.


South Africa’s tenure will be guided by our commitment to resolve regional, global and international conflicts and promote inclusive growth as part of the effort to ensure a better Africa in a better world. We are committed to addressing the root causes of conflict, including inequality and underdevelopment, and promoting inclusive political dialogue.


South Africa remains deeply concerned about the emergence of unilateralism and its attendant threat to the International rules-based system. South Africa reaffirms the centrality of the United Nations Charter and the primacy of the United Nations Security Council on issues of international peace and security.


We reaffirm our commitment to enhancing cooperation between the United Nations and regional and sub-regional organisations in matters relating to the maintenance of international peace and security. This will include the strengthening of effective partnerships between the United Nations Security Council and the African Union Peace and Security Council. We reaffirm our commitment to the peaceful resolution of global disputes and the advancement of inclusive development in accordance with the United Nations Charter and International Law.


Enquiries: Khusela Diko - Spokesperson on 072 854 5707

Issued by the Presidency



The Liaison Office of South Africa (LOSA) in Taipei wishes to distance itself from the announcements and voting pole posted by Mr Igor Scheurkogel on Facebook about voter registration At LOSA. Mr Scheurkogel is not mandated to speak for or on behalf of LOSA with regard to any matters relating to LOSA.


We stand by the announcements made earlier in the year relating to the Election in 2019 posted on our website and Facebook page, we also again commit to inform our citizens through our website and Facebook page on any new development and logistical arrangements for the elections next year. As of today, 12 June 2018 LOSA does not have any further instruction or information to share with its clients other than what has been published previously.


Call for nominations for Wardens.

Previous messages and announcements:

Notice about document collection at DIRCO.

South African Revenue Service-Media Release.

Announcement regarding Long-term Port of Entry Visa

                      (for spouses of South African Nationals).

Message from Head of Mission on Africa Day.

Message from Head of Mission about CPUT & UNISA.

Message from Head of Mission on Human Rights Day.

Out of country registration for 2019 Elections.

Public Holidays 2018

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


Liaison Office of South Africa is on Facebook.



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