On April 4, 2019 /
Foreign minors traveling with both parents, who have the same surname, will soon no longer have to present a birth certificate when entering South Africa. The Department of Home Affairs recently published the updated advisory. They hope that this relaxation of the rules – whenever it is fully implemented – will help drive tourism numbers...
On April 5, 2018 /
Immigration laws can become a complex procedure for many, especially if it’s you’re first time to applying for entry into South Africa. We are constantly asked a variety of questions regarding visas and permits from foreigners wanting to relocate to South Africa It’s safe to say that you’re probably dreaming about emigration to South Africa...
On February 1, 2018 /
As a foreign national in a country, you never want to be in a situation where your visa expires before you get a chance to renew it. You have to ensure that you understand the visa renewal process in South Africa, as it can take months to renew your visa At least you don’t have...
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