A corporate workers visa reflects a quicker and easier way for a South African company or branch to recruit, in numbers, foreign workers.
If your company has a requirements to fulfil its staffing needs with skills and expertise from outside of South Africa the corporate workers visa may well be an appropriate solution for you.
When can a corporate workers visa be applied for?
An individual corporate workers visa is available under the following circumstances:
- The employee has received a job offer from a South African (or South African based) employer;
- The employer in question is in possession of a Corporate Visa.
How a corporate workers visa works
As per point 2 above a corporate workers visa is only available when the employee is in possession of a corporate visa. This corporate visa is type of blanket approval to recruit a certain amount of foreign staff into certain positions, over a certain period of time.
Obtaining the corporate visa then facilitates the process for obtaining individual corporate worker visa.
What are the advantages of a corporate workers visa?
By obtaining a corporate workers visa the prospective employee and employer both reap the benefits of speed of approval, less administration and a drastic reduction in cost.
Many of the administrative complexities and requirements of a work visa are eliminated by the employer having a corporate visa.
Which companies should look at the Corporate visa option?
In the event your company or prospective employer employs more than 10 foreign staff it is worth them investigating the option of applying for a corporate visa.
Getting help with your visa or permit application
We welcome the opportunity to consult with you as to your eligibility for a visa /permit and answer any questions you may have with no obligation.
You can take our free one minute assessment here or request a call back for more information. Or simply call us at +27 (0)21 424 2460.
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