About Us

The Workpermit South Africa team consists of experienced and highly educated individuals who share a passion for specialised solutions in the expatriation and international mobility sector. We aim at providing our customers with the best personalised solution possible.

As a team, Workpermit South Africa remains up to date on all new developments within the expatriation and international mobility trends worldwide. Maintaining close relationships with our clients and organisations allows us to provide the best possible customised business solutions and services.

Members of Workpermit South Africa have practiced their specialised skills through many well-known companies such as MacCorkindale & Holton UK, where we continue to practice and are affiliated with Hatch Africa, the South African Reward Association (SARA), and the Tax Interest Group of the Financial Planning Institute.

Why Us?

Our specialist team include Attorneys, Chartered Accountants, Master Tax Practitioners, a Financial Services Provider (FSP) and Master Reward Specialists, who combined are relevantly qualified to fully command the entire skillset required to address your residency needs holistically. Whilst our professional credentials ensure accountability and the highest standards of delivery, we are in a unique position to provide you with pertinent advice ensuring the optimal approach to immigration. We pride ourselves in our ability to deliver and create loyal and meaningful client relationships by providing them with trusted services.


Marisa Jacobs

Director: Head of Immigration and Mobility

Marisa’s areas of specialty include South African work permits, especially for employers with large groups of expatriates which requires short term employment service visas, unique dispensations or special waivers of work permit conditions. She provides a high-quality immigration service that is customized to an organization or individual’s specific needs and circumstances. Her solution based services extent to operating and managing a confidential payroll for various expatriate groups, obtained various SARS tax directives and rulings, Reserve Bank clearances for expatriates, foreign bank account payments and is passionate about finding more streamlined solutions.

Pascalle Mongis

Immigration Specialist

Pascalle is highly values member of the team and serves as an Immigration Specialist, providing support to both corporate and individual clients with various immigration matters. Her specialties include all categories of work visas for professionals looking to work in South Africa. With a background in marketing, Pascalle has an ‘out of the box’ approach to any situation and has a belief that all things are possible.

Pascalle is fluent in French and English, and has an understanding of Afrikaans and Spanish.

Tasia Brummer

Immigration Administrator

Tasia joined the Xpatweb team in 2016 as an Immigration Administrator. She comes from a professional Corporate background with strong administrative and communication skills. She is a friendly and optimistic person and will gladly assist where needed.

Byron Georgio


Byron started his career in business development with an international construction company, Skanska. He then moved into programming and worked within the non-destructive testing industry, developing internal systems from the ground up, and was also instrumental in developing an industries professional body database. He has 7 years’ experience in database design, programming and user interface design. His focus has specifically been on solving general business process using web based technologies. He has designed, built and implemented various internal, external and web based systems in numerous industries.

Lovemore Ndlovu

Admin Assistant

Formerly an IT enthusiast, holds an Intermediate Diploma in Computer Software Applications also has vast experience in Office Administration. A keen and positive learner with a flexible attitude regarding goal direction and the planning and accomplishment of objectives.

Sally Smit

General Office Manager

Sally-Anne Smit has been part of the team since early 2012. She is the General Office Manager, and is responsible for the day to day running of the office, and assists the other team members when needed.