How to start a business in South Africa as a foreigner

how to start a business in south africa as foreigner

If you’re on this page you’re probably wondering how to start a business in South Africa as a foreigner.

While anyone around the world can register a business in South Africa without having a visa or residency status in the country, a business visa is required if you have to be in South Africa to run the business and if you’re going to be involved in the day-to-day operations.

Do you fall in the latter category? Then continue reading for a step-by-step breakdown of how to set up your South African business. Read more How to start a business in South Africa as a foreigner

The cost of living in South Africa: Your ultimate guide (2020 Update)

cost of living in south africaMany of our clients started their emigration journey by researching the cost of living in South Africa. It’s not surprising. Anyone who is considering emigration wants to know that they’ll be able to maintain – or better – their lifestyle.

The good news is that we’ve done the research for you. It’s all right here. All you have to do is read this article to the end to know how much you’re likely to earn and how much: Read more The cost of living in South Africa: Your ultimate guide (2020 Update)

The facts about the South African visitor’s visa

A South African visitor’s visa is meant for international travellers who want to visit South Africa. It will allow you to enjoy everything our country has to offer for up to 90 days.

What does a visitor’s visa for South Africa allow?

If your reason for entering South Africa is a holiday, that is all you’ll be allowed to do on your visitor’s visa. In other words, visiting family or friends, or for tourism purposes.

Read more The facts about the South African visitor’s visa

What happens after you get South African PR?

After years of waiting, you’ve received the outcome on your permanent residence application. You open the envelope with bated breath…and you’re elated to see that the wait was worth it. Your PR has been approved!

But, “What happens now”?

This is a question we get often from our clients. Some aren’t sure if there’s anything left to do while others don’t know their rights and responsibilities as South African permanent residents. Read more What happens after you get South African PR?