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Immigration Law: The developments that every migrant should know about

On 28 July 2017, the South African Government gazetted the White Paper on International Migration for South Africa (“the Paper”) for comment. The Paper is aimed at providing a policy framework that will guide the comprehensive review and development of immigration and related legislation. South Africa’s international migration policy was set out in the 1999 […]

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The relaxation of South African visa regulations

Cabinet has decided to keep the existing Immigration legislation in place and will amend certain procedures to facilitate the implementation thereof. Some of the practical implications include: The requirement for travellers to apply for visas in person will be relaxed in certain countries. This would entail that in countries were South Africa does not have […]

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Immigration services and travel permits

In the summer months South Africa is a popular tourist and holiday destination, that also offers many investment, work and educational opportunities. The Department of Home Affairs, South Africa, is the authorised governmental institution that approves and issues (various types and categories of) travel permits as well as temporary- and permanent residence permits. Because various […]

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