ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT A SOUTH AFRICAN CRITICAL SKILLS VISA
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF A CRITICAL SKILLS WORK VISA?
A Department of Labour Certificate is not required if your occupation is on the South African Critical Skills List.
An employment offer is not required when you apply but you will only be issued with one visa to enable you to secure employment within your critical skills category.
You immediately qualify for permanent residency once you have been offered permanent employment in an occupation that appears on the Critical Skills List.
The South African Critical Skills Visa is valid for up to five years.
Can be renewed in South Africa.
Critical skill visa enables the visa holder to add spouse and dependent children to the permit.
HOW DOES ONE QUALIFY FOR THE CRITICAL SKILLS VISA?
Applicants must be able to prove that they have the skills and or qualifications in one of the prescribed skilled occupation categories listed on theCritical Skills list. The applicant must provide evidence of their work experience and/or qualifications in the specific occupational field. The SA government is busy with its latest update of the current Critical Skills List for South Africa.
WHAT ARE THE TYPICAL SKILLS LISTED ON THE CRITICAL SKILLS LIST FOR SOUTH AFRICA?
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