On June 13, 2016 /
According to VFS and the Department of Home Affairs, foreigners are now allowed to change their visa status in South Africa, instead of applying at the South African mission in their home country. This change will however only be allowed without leaving the country when the foreigners wants to change to long-stay visitor visa or...
On January 6, 2016 /
The Immigration Act of South Africa saw some big changes last year and consequently a lot of confusion. Here are all the changes to the Immigration Act conveniently summarised on one page. Changes at a glance 2014 – Immigration Act of South Africa
On December 9, 2015 /
South African immigration agencies and tour operators have been anxiously waiting for the relaxation of the new immigration laws which were introduced last year. South Africa has lost 540 Million Dollars in revenue last year. Most immigration agencies believe this is related to the stringent visa requirements introduced in South Africa. In order to travel...
On November 12, 2015 /
South Africa quite suddenly introduced the new Immigration Act last year after a very short public hearing phase. Now, more than a year later its clear: Industry and immigration experts should have been involved in the first place to point out concerns before implementing the law. A comparison between June 2014 and June 2015 showed...
On November 1, 2014 /
Immigration Regulations South Africa Changes to the Intra-Company Transfer RequirementsUpdate 31.10.2014 Intra-Company Transfer Work Visas enable multi-national companies to send employees to a branch in South Africa for a limited period of time. Previously, Intra-Company Transfer Work Visas were issued for 4 years and could not be re-newed. The holder of an Intra-Company Transfer Work...