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Spousal visa applicants now allowed to apply in South Africa

On June 13, 2016 / Spousal visa applicants now allowed to apply in South Africa / Leave a comment

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...

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Ebola or Visa Rules?

On December 9, 2015 / Ebola or Visa Rules? / Leave a comment

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...

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South African Intra-Company Transfer Work Visa now re-newable

On November 1, 2014 / South African Intra-Company Transfer Work Visa now re-newable / Leave a comment

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...

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