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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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Critical Skills Visa: Recommendation letter no longer required

On November 1, 2014 / Critical Skills Visa: Recommendation letter no longer required / Leave a comment

Immigration Regulations South Africa Changes to the Critical Skills Visa requirementsUpdate 31.10.2014 The application for the Critical Skills Visa no longer requires a recommendation letter from the accredited professional body or council. The applicant for the Critical Skills Visa will still need to have his/her foreign qualifications reviewed by the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA),...

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Travelling with Children | Good or Bad Law?

On October 23, 2014 / Travelling with Children | Good or Bad Law? / 1 Comment

The South African Department of Home Affairs (DHA) announced a new law pertaining to travelling with children, which will be implemented on 1st October. This law states that both local and foreign parents who travel internationally with their children will be required to provide unabridged birth certificates containing both the mother and father’s details. The...

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