The Department of Home Affairs has given its seal of approval to the first set of companies to be part of the much-anticipated Trusted Employer Scheme. This significant milestone follows a rigorous evaluation process that saw numerous employers vying for a coveted spot in the program. The submission deadline for companies interested in the scheme […]
The recent decision (Directive) by the Department of Home Affairs (“DHA”) to further extend the blanket concession granted to long term visa holders was music to the ears of many. Today, 22 December 2023, the DHA released a new Directive stating that long-term visa holders in South Africa have been granted legal permission to remain […]
In a landmark decision, the Constitutional Court of South Africa (“Court”) has ruled that certain sections of the Immigration Act, 2002 (Act No. 13 of 2002) (“Act”), and regulations of the related Immigration Regulations (“Regulations”), pertaining to spouses of South African citizens or permanent residents whose spousal relationships have terminated, are unconstitutional.
Individuals holding either Zimbabwean Exemption Permits or Lesotho Exemption Permits can find reassurance in the recent media briefing and directive issued by the Department of Home Affairs Minister, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi.
Many are confused by the comments made by Dr Aaron Motsoaledi this week. The White paper published just Sunday, the 12th of November 2023 by the same Minister, confirms the staggering backlog of over 74,000 permits. Yet, it is reported that the Minister has now stated that there is no work permit crises and his […]
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has launched the re-packaging of the Corporate Accounts service with a Pilot Project for Trusted Employers.
South Africa’s Retired Person’s visa program is among the topmost accessible visa regimes, offering one of the most affordable retirement visa options globally. The defining attractions to the SA retirement visa are the absence of an age requirement, the option to work in certain circumstances, a swift adjudication time and the low-cost financial requirement of […]
Navigating South Africa’s current immigration landscape can be complex and cumbersome, ensuring you are fully cognizant of the processes and procedures is paramount to a successful outcome.
Tax Consulting South Africa and Xpatweb visited the Isle of Man over the weekend of 23 September for the first Saffas festival, where over 800 South Africans living and working on the Island were hosted.
Critical Skills Crisis Exacerbated by DHA Challenges, But Hope Is on the Horizon as key updates to SA’s immigration legislation could come soon.
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- Newsflash: Department of Home Affairs Approves First Companies for Trusted Employer Scheme01/19/2024 - 17:54
- The Department of Home Affairs extends blanket concession until 30 June 202412/22/2023 - 11:49
- Constitutional Court Orders Sections of the Immigration Act, 2002 Unconstitutional: A Victory for Foreign National Parents12/11/2023 - 08:56
- Positive efforts made by the Minister as he extends ZEP and LEP permits for a further two years12/06/2023 - 08:52
- Confusion: Backlog vs Scapegoat – Home Affairs Minister says Work Visas has no backlog?11/18/2023 - 15:31