How to start the process to immigrate to South Africa

Thousands of people from all over the world want to move to South Africa. Often, many of these people put their plans on hold because they don’t know how to start the process to immigrate to South Africa.

That’s understandable. There’s so much information out there! That’s where we come in, though. Our consultants break down the process for you and take you through it step by step.

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Work visa points system and remote working visa in the works

The Department of Home Affairs released the latest immigration updates on 8 February 2024.

The Gazette dealt with several proposed changes to the Immigration Act, of which the most notable is the introduction of a work visa points system and a remote working visa.

The public can comment on the Gazette until 29 March 2024. Anyone who’d like to submit comments can send an email to Luvo.Vena@dha.gov.za.

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Home Affairs grants an extension of temporary visa concessions

In March 2023, the Department of Home Affairs issued a blanket visa extension to visa and waiver applicants. The extension’s expiry date was 31 December 2023.

On 21 December 2023, Home Affairs announced that it is granting a further extension of the visa concessions. At the time, Home Affairs said it hoped to address the impact of processing backlogs on foreign nationals with visa, waiver, and appeal applications.

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