South Africa - IMPORTANT - New Critical Skills list implemented by some embassies As indicated in the South African press, various online sources, our own direct communication with you as well as our blog articles, the Department of Home Affairs was supposed to release the new shorter version of the Critical Skills list in April this year. One of the major changes was the contemplated removal of the corporate general manager and business analyst categories as well as other much needed categories.
Silly Season in South Africa and at VFS It happens every year again in South Africa. From November on things change. Students are preparing for exams, regular school and university life is over and rush hour traffic becomes a bit less congested. Business people start entertaining their staff and business partners for their annual Christmas functions. Things start to wind down towards the end of the year, occasionally interrupted by visits of overseas business delegations, which still have some money in their travel budget to burn.
The Department of Home Affairs (DHA) is currently […]
From Tuesday, 1 November the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) issues only one birth certificate for all newborns stating both their maternal and paternal birth details. Previously there were two versions of the birth certificate, an abridged (issued for new-borns up until 2013) and an unabridged birth certificate detailing both parents’ details (issued to all new-borns since 2014).
Intra Ministerial Committee update
The following update regarding travelling with children in […]