Six properties that will likely be expropriated first. This is why! IBN has been writing articles on landownership since 2003. It is a subject which keeps on coming up. Previously it was always an approach to limit foreign land ownership. This however never got anywhere, as there are very few records in the Deeds Office on foreigners and of course many contribute significantly to the economy, let’s mention foreign car manufacturers who own factories as an example.
Spousal and life partner visas/permits for South Africa Spouses of a South African citizens or permanent residents may apply for a life-partner or spousal visa/permit. In terms of the act both married and unmarried partners are considered spouses as long as they can prove the existence of a spousal relationship.
Retired person visa for South Africa Persons wishing to retire in South Africa can apply for temporary residence based on retirement. This visa is issued for up to 4 years and allows the holder to retire in the Republic and reside in South Africa on a seasonal or continuous basis.
Important and positive immigration changes to the film and model industry The film and model industry is of vital importance for the Western Cape but also actually for Gauteng. The current immigration legislation actually recognized the importance of the industry and created a special three year visa, which is a visitor visa, for employees or professionals working in this sector.
Study visa for South Africa Foreign students wishing to study in South Africa can apply for a study visa. This study visa is valid for the duration of the course for which the applicant has registered. Since the amendments to the Immigration Act in May 2014, there have been a few changes to the study visa.