Already obtained a South African visa or permit?

CONFIDENTIALAre you aware of the ongoing requirements once your visa or permit has been granted?

Qualifying for a visa in South Africa is one thing, but being able to keep it is another. Often visa applicants receive poor advice upon application which hampers their understanding of the necessary ongoing requirements.

Many people are unaware of the ongoing requirements after their visa has been issued.  Visa holders assume that once they receive their visa it is a once off process and nothing else needs to be done thereafter, as sometimes their immigration company does not even tell them.

We at Intergate know it is not a once off process and are there for our clients in respect of all their ongoing needs. Read more Already obtained a South African visa or permit?

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New Business Visa rules released

New Business Visa rules released
New Business Visa rules released

The Department of Home Affairs has finally gazetted the new settled amounts required to start a business in South Africa.

Within the gazette are lists of business types that qualify for a reduction or waiver, and a list of businesses that are considered undesirable for a business visa is also included.

What is the minimum investment for a business visa? Read more New Business Visa rules released

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New Business Visa rules for South Africa

New Business Visa rules for South Africa
New Business Visa rules for South Africa

The business visa rules for South Africa have, mostly, worked very well.

Yes there has been processing delays on occasions but the system was simple to work with and understood.

The New Business Visa rules seem anything but and already industries are feeling the negative effect of them.

New Business Visa rules for South Africa – So what’s changed?

Applicants for a business visa would previously obtain a letter of authorisation from the Department of Home Affairs Head Office. With the new Business Visa rules for South Africa, this will no longer be the case. The Director General has with immediate effect, and obviously with no consultation as usual, delegated this function to officials responsible for adjudication of visa applications at the Missions abroad. Read more New Business Visa rules for South Africa