On August 8, 2019 /
A critical skills survey conducted by expatriation and international mobility sector specialist firm, shows several sectors in the economy are experiencing critical skill shortages. The sectors experiencing the most pressure include information and technology, engineering, finance and health. The Critical Skills list is currently under review by the Department of Home Affairs and a new...
On March 14, 2019 /
The Department of Home Affairs says it will pilot new e-gates at a number of South African airports in 2019. A joint venture between the Airports Company South Africa and Department of Home Affairs will be implemented in March that will make use of a biometric system that scans passengers’ fingerprints to verify their identity....
On October 16, 2018 /
The government said that making visas for South Africa easier to apply for will boost the tourism industry. For many, visiting South Africa doesn’t just take a lot of saving up, but it requires a great amount of paperwork and a complicated application process, too. Coming to South Africa can be complicated for both tourists...
On June 27, 2014 /
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On December 11, 2013 /
Imagine this scenario: you, a foreigner, have decided to live in South Africa. You have applied for your permit, and are eagerly awaiting that important piece of paper from the Department of Home Affairs to embark on your new adventure. How do you ensure that your permit application is receiving the necessary attention? There are...