Visitor visa for South Africa South Africa distinguishes between visa exempt and non-exempt countries. Most European and North American countries are exempt and therefore do not need to apply for a visa before traveling. A visitor visa is simply issued upon arrival. Most visitors receive 90 days, some only 30.
Namibia: Judge orders Namibia Home Affairs to train their officials Quite a dramatic statement was recently made by a judge in Namibia ordering in his judgement the Department of Home Affairs to design a training program for their officials in order to increase compliance with the law. “A shocking exposure of the institutional incompetence of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration” is what Judge Shafimana Ueitele called the unlawful detention of almost 50 people assumed to be in Namibia illegally.
Inconsistent VISA requirements from South African embassies abroad Inconsistent VISA requirements from South African embassies abroad and incorrect application of the law. The Immigration Act 13 of 2002 is there to provide for the regulation of admission of persons to, their residence in, and their departure from the Republic and for matters connected therewith.
Australian Government Transition Replacement of 457 visa programme to Temporary Skill Shortage (TSS) subclass 482 visa programme By Early March 2018 – The Temporary skills shortage visa programme will be introduced, with new requirements, including but not limited to:
Overlooking the Nigerian Immigration trends of 2017 In 2017 the Nigerian government implemented new changes on the legislation to facilitate the process of doing business in the country. One of the focuses was to improve the immigration policies and ease the entry and exit of people in Nigeria.
Visa adventure in Malawi As someone who has been involved in the immigration law environment for many years, I have become somewhat accustom to the chaotic and often frustrating decisions made by those authorized to do so. While the Immigration Act is rather clear, its application is more often than not misconstrued and altered in such a way that places an even larger burden on applicants, who are often sent back home from their offices of application, all for the sake of procrastinating the work load for the Home affairs staff.