Posts under Immigration & Migration

5 FAQs about moving to South Africa

On January 20, 2021 / 5 FAQs about moving to South Africa / Leave a comment

Immigration laws can become a complex procedure for many, especially if it’s your first time 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 moving to South Africa if you’re reading this. To get you started on your immigration journey...

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Preliminary critical skills list

On January 13, 2021 / Preliminary critical skills list / Leave a comment

The Department of Higher Education and Training has submitted its preliminary Critical Skills List to the Department of Home Affairs for review and several occupations on the current Critical Skills List have been excluded from the preliminary list. The list is publicly available from the Department of Higher Education and Training’s website and companies should...

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COVID-19 testing available at OR Tambo International Airport

On December 2, 2020 / COVID-19 testing available at OR Tambo International Airport / Leave a comment

Passengers travelling to and from OR Tambo International can now get tested at the airport. Most destinations require international visitors and returning residents to provide negative COVID-19 PCR test certificates in order to be granted entry into a country. The National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) has set up testing units at OR Tambo, providing convenient...

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ICT visa holders could now qualify for another two years in South Africa

On November 25, 2020 / ICT visa holders could now qualify for another two years in South Africa / Leave a comment

Intra-company transfer (ICT) visa holders are now able to apply for a further 24 months in South Africa. A new directive was passed allows for re-application of an ICT visa which extends one’s secondment for a further 24 months. This was done by the SA government in an effort to stimulate economic recovery as there...

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