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NEWS | OPPORTUNE TIME FOR SOUTH AFRICANS TO EMIGRATE TO MAURITIUS

The Mauritian government several incentives that make Mauritius an attractive option for foreigners to live, work and invest in. Tarissa Wareley, an Immigration Specialist at Xpatweb, says that besides cutting the minimum investment needed for an occupation permit (OP) as INVESTOR, to half. The government also relaxed other entry requirements that make it easy for […]

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NEWS | CHINESE CORPORATES IN SOUTH AFRICA: CORPORATE VISA KEY FOR EMPLOYING LARGE GROUPS OF EXPATS ON PROJECTS

South Africa is known to be the economic powerhouse of the continent attracting investment and has acknowledged that such investment is necessary to support the country’s growth and development objectives. China has proven to be one of top investors into South Africa, building a strong trade relationship with a major focus in the mining sector.

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NEWS | THE IMPACT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC ON THE IMMIGRATION INDUSTRY

Immigration and International Mobility firm, Xpatweb, recently launched a survey to measure the impact of Covid-19 on the immigration industry. Tarissa Wareley, an Immigration Specialist at Xpatweb, says some of the issues the Africa Permit Impact Survey aims to measure how many people are grounded either in or outside an African country that they work […]

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NEWS | DO YOU REQUIRE A LETTER OF ADMISSIBILITY TO LEAVE SOUTH AFRICA?

The COVID-19 pandemic has greatly affected and continues to affect both the international and domestic travel sectors. Most foreign workers in South Africa have found themselves stranded in South Africa without clarity on when they can leave the country to resume their work activities abroad. Other South Africans have found themselves separated from their families […]

NEWS | COVID-19: SCHENGEN IMMIGRATION UPDATE FOR SEAFARERS AND SUPERYACHT CREW

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted countries worldwide including the implementation of various measures such as international travel bans and “lockdown” to help curb the spread and flatten the curve. Seafarers and superyacht crew working in Schengen countries have been adversely affected and have not been able to return for work purposes as all business and […]

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NEWS | GENERAL WORK VISA: LABOUR CERTIFICATE VS WAIVER

One of the biggest headaches of applying for a General Work Visa is arguably obtaining a requisite requirement by supplying a certification from the Department of Labour (“DoL”) in order to prove that the position in question and that have been offered to a foreigner, is unable to be fulfilled by a South African similarly […]

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NEWS | UNLOCK THE AFRICAN MARKET: APPLYING FOR A SOUTH AFRICAN BUSINESS VISA

South Africa actively promotes investment in its economy, giving benefits to businesspeople ready to invest, those benefits include the unique combination of developed-world infrastructure and logistics networks, a diversified and growing emerging market economy offering low sectoral centration risks and a sophisticated banking sector with a major footprint in Africa.

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NEWS | WORK VISAS ACROSS AFRICA: GETTING POSITIVE RESULTS AND SUPPORTING TAX OUTCOMES

The work visa application may be argued as a pre-cursor to getting an expatriate into a country, but in reality, the work permit application can only be correctly done after the tax consultation stage. This explains why tax advisors all over Africa are our clients and equally we are the clients of so many tax […]

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NEWS | AIRLINES TO RESUME FLIGHT SCHEDULES

The outbreak of COVID-19 has greatly affected both the international and domestic travel sectors, forcing most travellers to remain in the country they were in before the lockdown measures were enforced.

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NEWS | BENEFITS OF LIVING IN MAURITIUS

Mauritius, known officially as the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation located off the southeast coast of the African continent in the Indian Ocean. It is a volcanic island of lagoons and palm-fringed beaches with coral reefs surrounding most of the coastline.