Repatriation deposits 35 days to zero hour

Repatriation deposit refund deadline 28 February 2015
Repatriation deposit refund deadline 28 February 2015

You have 35 business days before you forfeit your repatriation deposit!

There 50 days in total of which 35 are working days before February 28th 2015 – the cut off date to claim back your South African repatriation deposit.

Those who have paid repatriation deposits and qualify to reclaim it, need to act immediately to ensure those funds are not forfeited.

The South African Home Affairs Director-General encourages any immigrant/foreigner who, prior to the implementation of the Immigration Amendment Act, 2011 on 26 May 2014, to submit a claim to recover these funds before the cut off day 28 Feb 2015

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Repatriation deposits- an update and reminder to submit your claims!

South African Repatriation deposit reclaim deadline
Reclaim your repatriation deposits before the cut off

Repatriation deposit reclaim count down

With a little over 2 months before the cut off date to claim your South African repatriation deposit, those whom are legible need to snap to it, or risk forfeiture!

Here’s the update:

Its been a murky few months regarding the facts and qualifications for reclamation of repatriation deposits South Africa. These funds are reassurance for the Republic that a foreigner can always return to their country of origin, and not at South Africa’s expense. Read more Repatriation deposits- an update and reminder to submit your claims!

Forfeiture of repatriation deposits

Repatriation deposit South Africa
Repatriation deposit South Africa

For some people the below is great news, for others they will sit back and wonder just how on earth the DHA feels this is in anyway fair.

Let’s start by saying that the below is essential news for every immigrant who has paid, and not already applied for a refund back, of their repatriation fee. If you do not act, as you will see below you will lose the repatriation deposit you have paid which in most cases was a substantial amount of money.

Background

The recent amendments to the immigration act saw one of the previous requirements for a temporary visa (known as a permit) set aside.

The requirement was that certain types of temporary visa required the applicant to pay over a repatriation deposit, in some cases this amounted to a significant amount of money. Read more Forfeiture of repatriation deposits