Let’s face it – South Africa is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. People from around the globe are choosing South Africa as their number one retirement destination of choice.
If you have questions about retiring to South Africa as a spouse of a South African, then you are in luck because today we will be answering your questions.
Firstly are you able to retire to South Africa as a spouse of a South African?
The good news is yes. There are a few options available to you should you wish to retire to South Africa as a spouse of a South African. You could apply for the spousal permit or alternatively if you are not married, you could apply for the life partner permit.
Is retiring to South Africa as a spouse of a South African difficult?
The truth is that although the process itself may be simple, you need to be prepared for challenges. When it comes to paperwork, dealing with the necessary authorities and immigration in general, it is usually never without at least a few minor challenges.
How can I make the process easier?
One of the ways that will help make the process easier is working with an immigration consultant. An experienced and professional immigration consultant for South Africa immigration will be able to assist you in many ways, which will definitely help to make the process easier.
Will I have to apply for a retired permit?
No you will not. You will be able to apply for permanent residency or temporary residency under the partner permit category.
I need more information about retiring to South Africa as a spouse of a South African
If you would like to find out more about retiring to South Africa as a spouse of a South African, the options available to you or anything immigration related, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with us.
You can reach one of our Cape Town agents at +27 (0) 21 424 2460. If you’re in Johannesburg, give our office a call on +27 (0) 11 234 4275. Alternatively if you prefer for us to call you, then all you need do is request a call back. It is as simple as that.