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Birth certificate rules for tourists in South Africa to be scrapped

On April 4, 2019 / Birth certificate rules for tourists in South Africa to be scrapped / Leave a comment

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...

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5 FAQs about emigration to South Africa answered

On April 5, 2018 / 5 FAQs about emigration to South Africa answered / Leave a comment

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...

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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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