About Us

The Xpatweb team consists of experienced and highly educated individuals who share a passion for specialised solutions in the expatriation and international mobility sector. We aim at providing our customers with the best personalised solution possible.

As a team, Xpatweb remains up to date on all new developments within the expatriation and international mobility trends worldwide. Maintaining close relationships with our clients and organisations allows us to provide the best possible customised business solutions and services.

Why Us?

Our specialist team include Attorneys, Chartered Accountants, Master Tax Practitioners, a Financial Services Provider (FSP) and Master Reward Specialists, who combined are relevantly qualified to fully command the entire skillset required to address your residency needs holistically. Whilst our professional credentials ensure accountability and the highest standards of delivery, we are in a unique position to provide you with pertinent advice ensuring the optimal approach to immigration. We pride ourselves in our ability to deliver and create loyal and meaningful client relationships by providing them with trusted client delivery.

Our Team

Marisa Jacobs – Director

Marisa has a wealth of knowledge on Immigration, specialising in the application of temporary and permanent residence applications. Her experience in this field has extended to assisting large corporate companies and individuals enabling her to provide a high quality immigration service that is customized to organisation and individual needs and circumstances. She has extensive experience in expatriate management and induction sessions and streamlining administrative process. Her knowledge of SARS Tax Directive Applications, Department of Labour auditing process, Reserve Bank clearances, and foreign remittance practices enables her to provide an all-inclusive service around Immigration into South Africa.

Moeketsi Seboko – Immigration Manager

Moeketsi Seboko , ex-KPMG and ex-Home Affairs, with more than 12 years’ experience in Immigration Consulting. Moeketsi consults to a large number of corporate clients across various industries specialising in bespoke solutions to meet various unique immigration challenges. He is especially good at finding streamlined or technical solutions, on complex, high-volume or otherwise business critical applications. He has achieved expedited turnaround on a number of key client matters, corporate visa solutions, appeals on previously disallowed cases. He otherwise playing golf with clients and try to find every possible excuse – so please invite him if you are a playing partner short.

Bontle Makinta – Immigration Coordinator

Bontle has over 11 years’ immigration experience with a Certificate in Office Administration. She strives to make the team’s lives easier by coordinating processes and deadlines and always a few balls in the air facilitating all applications. She is a natural individual with strong interpersonal, time and stress management skills. She loves interacting with clients and accompanies each applicant for submission of their visa application putting them at ease during a stressful time.

Pascalle Brewis – Immigration Specialist

Pascalle is a highly-valued member of the team and serves as an Immigration Specialist, providing support to both corporate and individual clients with various immigration matters. Her specialties include all categories of work visas for professionals looking to work in South Africa.

With a background in marketing, Pascalle has an ‘out of the box’ approach to any situation and has a belief that all things are possible. Pascalle is fluent in French and English, and has an understanding of Afrikaans and Spanish.

Lerato Mahupela – Immigration Specialist

Lerato is an Immigration Specialist at Xpatweb and had the privilege of working for the Department of Home Affairs for more than 8 years.  The opportunity afforded her the advantage of gaining a wealth of experience and understanding of South African Immigration law which included providing immigration advice and assistance to individuals and corporates.  This enabled her to exercise discretion and confidentiality and also analytical and interpretative thinking as working in Immigration required a great deal of punctuality, advanced planning, ability to work within timeframes and reach deadlines, delegate work, and to lead people which she had embodied. Her education include a Diploma in Project Management, BBA Degree (cum laude), BBA Honours Degree and currently pursuing her Bcom Law Degree.

Lani Jiyane – Immigration Specialist

Lani is an Immigration Specialist within the Xpatweb team and was previously employed as the Submission Officer and later promoted to Senior Operations Officer at the Visa Facilitation Service (VFS). She has since fallen in love with Immigration and gained an excess of more than 3 years’ experience within the South African Immigration and its administration functions. She has developed a keen understanding on the processes and requirements pertaining to visa applications filed to the Department of Home Affairs of which her expertise is an essential asset to our company.

Tasia Brummer – Immigration Specialist

Tasia joined Xpatweb in 2016 and currently holds the position of Immigration Specialist. She has grown fond of the integral role she plays in assisting professionals with one of their biggest life decisions and takes pride in facilitating a smooth transition to South Africa whether on a temporary or permanent basis.

With a corporate background and strong communication and administration skills, Tasia facilitates all immigration matters meticulously and effectively.

Sunny Qiao – Immigration Consultant

Sunny is the newest member of the Xpatweb team and commenced her role as an Immigration Consultant in February 2019. She is a hardworking and honest individual with always an eagerness to learn. Her problem-solving and time management abilities have proven to befit her role within the team, and especially within the Immigration industry.

Sunny claims: “And in my life, there are six things I could never do without: family, friends, food, music, laughter & my two lovely dogs”.

Her outgoing and bubbly personality has certainly added a ray of sunshine to the Xpatweb team.