Tag: South Africa

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.

South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Change of current practice

South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) Change of current practice We have received official communication from the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) that their current practice will change soon. As of 16 September 2019, only qualification holders (applicants) will be able to follow up on their evaluation applications and SAQA will no longer entertain follow ups from third parties (immigration agencies, attorneys or family members).

2019-09-04T15:37:17+01:00Sep 4th, 2019|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , |

Recent changes to the South African Immigration Landscape

Recent changes to the South African Immigration Landscape In the past couple of months there have several noteworthy changes to the South African immigration landscape, this blog article aims to explain the gist of these changes. Are these changes applicable to you or your business? RECENT NOTEWORTHY CHANGES TO THE SOUTH AFRICAN IMMIGRATION LANDSCAPE

Why your immigration advisor should be a registered immigration practitioner

Why your immigration advisor should be a registered immigration practitioner Although legally anybody can provide immigration services in South Africa, because it is an unprotected industry, I would like to give you a few good reasons why you should look out for a registered immigration practitioner or attorney when looking for an immigration advisor.

2019-04-24T08:42:59+01:00Apr 24th, 2019|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , |

End in sight for birth certificate rules for foreign minors travelling

End in sight for birth certificate rules for foreign minors travelling Foreign minors traveling with both parents, who have the same surname, will soon no longer have to present a birth certificate when entering South Africa. The Department of Home Affairs published the updated advisory on 22 March 2019.

South Africa – IMPORTANT – New Critical Skills list implemented by some embassies

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.

2019-03-04T12:59:09+01:00Mar 4th, 2019|Categories: Immigration|Tags: , , , , , , , |