Election day in South Africa as well as
abroad was on 25 February 2014, proclaimed in the Government Gazette.
This also means that no further registrations will be entertained.
Missions are urged to return ALL ORIGINALREC1/OC to the IEC as a
matter of urgency.
Voting abroad will take place on Wednesday,
30 APRIL 2014. By law it is not possible to vote abroad on any date
other than 30 April 2014, and no exceptions will be made.
Applications are now open to notify the IEC
of your intention to vote abroad and where (at which mission) citizens intend
to vote, by completing a VEC10 form. This includes ALL South
Africans who are registered and whose names appear on the voters’ roll,
Diplomats and their households.
Applications need to be submitted ONLINE
ONLY on the IEC website at www.elections.org.za and will close at midnight
(SA time) on 12 March 2014. Applicants will receive either an
e-mail or sms notification to acknowledge receipt of their application.
The South African Embassy in Helsinki is located at Pohjoinen
Makasiinikatu 4, Third Floor.