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Peace of mind when you choose a FIPSA-registered practitioner

Peace of mind when you choose a FIPSA-registered practitioner In a nutshell: Why your immigration advisor should be a FIPSA-registered practitioner to ensure valuable and valid advice.

2019-11-13T07:57:35+00:00Nov 13th, 2019|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , , |

Home Affairs minister signs waiver which allows children to enter South Africa without Birth Certificates

Home Affairs minister signs waiver which allows children to enter South Africa without Birth Certificates Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, the Minister of the Department of Home Affairs has signed the waiver which will allow foreign minors to enter South Africa without carrying unabridged birth certificates and consent letters anymore.

Making South Africa more attractive to foreign investors: how the Department of Trade and Industry is assessing new ways of lowering the barrier to entry for investors from abroad

Making South Africa more attractive to foreign investors: how the Department of Trade and Industry is assessing new ways of lowering the barrier to entry for investors from abroad In a nutshell: Investors will more easily be able to set up their businesses in South Africa and obtain a business visa.  

Mauritius lowers financial contributions for retired permit applicants

Mauritius lowers financial contributions for retired permit applicants A positive impact on the immigration decision making process has been done in Mauritius. In fact, the Retired Permit application in Mauritius has not the same requirements than before.

2019-10-11T10:59:05+01:00Oct 11th, 2019|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , , |

South Africa: How are the transfer of skills enforced for holders of an Intra-Company-Transfer (ICT) visa?

South Africa: How are the transfer of skills enforced for holders of an Intra-Company-Transfer (ICT) visa? Recently, we noticed a potential new administrative practise whereby proof that skills were actually transferred by the ICT holder to a nominated South African citizen, has been requested by a number of South African missions. This has important implications for the HR department of corporates, as well as applicants for, and holders of an ICT visa, who wish to change their status.

NAMIBIA: Investor Visa – Is there a fast track to Permanent Residence?

NAMIBIA: Investor Visa - Is there a fast track to Permanent Residence? Foreigners who wish to purchase or set up their new business in Namibia and operate and live in Namibia must apply for an investor visa. The current requirements are:a minimum investment of 2 million NAD, business plan outlining the proposed activities or services to be undertaken in Namibia, ideally a transfer of skills plan for Namibian employees as well qualifications in line with the business you are looking at investing in. Depending on the sector, there may be registrations with professional bodies as well, i.e. Department of Health for medical professionals.

2019-09-17T11:51:16+01:00Sep 17th, 2019|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , , |