1. The new Critical Skills list is expected to be released in April 2019 – The Department is currently engaging with the respective Government Departments and Business Sector for their input.
  2. Permanent Residency for graduates within the Critical Skills Sectors is being further promoted to retain these skills, this will include temporary resident Critical Skills Work Visas for graduates not opting for Permanent Residency.
  3. 10 year Business Visas for BRICS countries issued within 5 days. These applications further may be submitted via courier. This is aimed at boosting investment from countries such as India and China.
  4. Visa free travel I being negotiated with numerous countries across Africa, the Middle East, Eastern Europe and the Caribbean.
  5. Ease of travel for minors to promote tourism.

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