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Intergate Immigration Service has an expert team of immigration consultants and certified Home Affairs practitioners. The team has the latest knowledge on immigration legislation and has well established researched information on expected relocation procedures and changes.

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Foreign Exchange

Exchanging money can be a daunting experience. Our well-informed experts can save you avoidable charges. Incompass Financial Solutions will guide you through the exchange process. The experts will advise you on the best solutions, whether it is a lump sum of money or a staggered monthly transaction.



SA Homebuyers has been established with the aim of providing a sophisticated property buyers service. Acting as an independent property consultant, the service provides an unashamed bias towards protecting the buyers interest and assists in securing you the right property, in the right area and at the best price.



Seeking tax advice is never high up on anyone's shopping list, however the perception that tax advice is a necessary evil is not always correct. Yes it is true that tax advice helps you to comply with legislation and ensures compliance but it can also offer the opportunity to structure your affairs in the most tax advantageous fashion.



Whether it is house and home, car insurance, medical aid or commercial cover, Incompass Insurance offers a free and independent assessment on your specific insurance needs. Furthermore, Incompass Insurance is one of the biggest guest house insurance brokers in South Africa.



Opening up an appropriate bank account in South Africa often proves more difficult than you may think. We are able to provide our clients with advice on local banking, cash accounts for lump sums and Swiss banking.

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Exceptional skills work permit for South Africa

If you are an existing exceptional skills work permit holder please ensure you read the below.

What’s happened to the exceptional skills work permit?

In June 2014 the South African immigration act was amended and the exceptional skills work permit was withdrawn as an option for those seeking a work permit to South Africa.

Does this mean my permit is invalid?

No your permit remains valid until the expiry date on the endorsement.

So where is the problem?

The issue lies within the fact you are not able to renew your exceptional work permit, if you therefore wish to stay beyond your current exceptional work permits expiry date you would need to apply for a different type of permit (now to be called visa).

Do I wait until my exceptional permit expires?

No, it is essential we review your options as soon as possible so proper plans may be put in place. We would encourage all exceptional work permit holders to make contact with me asap but if you have left 12 months or less on your exceptional permit is imperative we speak now.

Does it mean I will have to leave the country upon expiry of my exceptional work permit?

Not necessarily but we need to review what other permit options may be applicable to you, this is why it is so important we speak soon.

What if I have a pending application?

Due to the extended delays at the Department of Home Affairs you may have an existing application submitted for an exceptional skills work permit.

  • If the application is for temporary residency then it should be processed under the old regulations and a permit decision made accordingly.

  • If it was for permanent residency again it should be processed under the old regulations and a permit decision made accordingly. Please however note if your existing temporary visa expires you will not be able to apply for an extension on your existing existing exceptional skills permit and will need to make another plan.

How can I get hold of you?

You can call us any of the above numbers or use the links below:

You can call us on +27 (0) 21 424 2460 (Cape Town) or +27 (0) 11 234 4275 (Johannesburg), email us here or even request a call back.

We also welcome visits to our offices:

Cape Town
Intergate Immigration Service (Pty) Ltd.
Graphic Centre, 2nd Floor
199 Loop Street
Cape Town, 8001
South Africa

Intergate Immigration Service (Pty) Ltd.
Block D – Second Floor, Edenburg Terraces
348 Rivonia Boulevard
Rivonia 2128, Johannesburg
South Africa


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