Is it possible to travel with my Home Affairs receipt? Having an application of your temporary residence on “pending” or “in process” at the Department of Home Affairs, you are still allowed to travel in and out of South Africa. This is still valid, even though your visa/permit in your passport has expired. As soon as you have submitted your residence application at the Department of Home Affairs and an official has accepted the application and issued you with an “Acknowledgement of Receipt”, you are allowed to enter and exit the Republic.
Botswana no longer accepts emergency Travel Documents for routine visits The Department of Home Affairs wishes to advise South Africans wishing to travel to Botswana, that the government of Botswana has notified governments that it no longer accept Emergency Travel documents for routine visits to their country. In a diplomatic note to governments including the South African government, the Botswana government said “the Republic of Botswana wishes to communicate a notice from the Immigration Department informing that travellers using emergency travel documents will not be admitted to the Republic of Botswana for routine visits.
WE MADE IT! - Introducing Melanie Scrancher-Woodin As Part of our monthly series “WE MADE IT!” we have interviewed Melanie Scrancher-Woodin who immigrated from the UK to South Africa. Besides our “Business related Success stories” we also peak a little bit to private people who made it to South Africa. Here our interview with Melanie Scrancher-Woodin:
Nelson Mandela banknotes issued As president Jacob Zuma announced at the beginning of the year the newly designed banknote series was issued by the South African Reserve Bank (SARB) on Tuesday, November 6, 2012. The banknotes‘ design reflect the pride of the South African nation and also the tribute paid to the first democratically elected president Nelson Mandela.
WE MADE IT! - Introducing Bayview Lodge For our monthly series “We made it!”, we share our clients’ success stories in South Africa. This month we would like to introduce you to Hermina - the Owner of the Bayview Lodge.
WE MADE IT! - Introducing Zach Powers As Part of our monthly series "WE MADE IT!" we have interviewed Zach Powers who immigrated from the States to South Africa! Besides our "Business related Success stories" we also peak a little bit to private people who made it to South Africa.