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: 06 February 2024 (for information about civic services) (for information about visa applications)







     New fees for South African passports and travel documents will come into operation on 01 November 2022...



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27-28 January 2024







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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South Africa 'has investment advantage'

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SA home to three best airports in Africa

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Making it easier to do business in SA

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