NEWS | CRITICAL SKILLS LIST 2019

In September last year, then Minister of the Department of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba announced that a new critical skills list is expected to be released in April 2019.

NEWS | TOP IMMIGRATION LAWYER ARRESTED ON FRAUD AND FORGERY CHARGES

Prominent Cape Town immigration lawyer Craig Smith has been arrested for allegedly duping the department of home affairs into granting his clients temporary and permanent residence.

NEWS | IMMIGRATION LAWYER ARRESTED FOR ALLEGED FRAUD PUTS A SPOTLIGHT ON ILLEGAL WORK PERMITS IN SA

TimesLive recently reported that prominent Cape Town immigration lawyer, Craig Smith, had been arrested for allegedly duping the Department of Home Affairs into granting visas to his clients.

10 tips on passport application at banks 2019

Based on the launched online service by the Department of Home Affairs which grants the people of South Africa the opportunity to carry out their passport application at banks, getting one’s passport has become a lot easier. But then, what are the processes that are involved in applying for your passport? Where can you apply […]

62% rise in African migrants

HARARE – The total number of migrants in South Africa, mainly constituted of African nationals seeking greener pastures, is estimated to have increased by about 62.5 percent to 3.6 million, says Statistics SA (StatsSA), at a time the Department of Labour has called for input from South Africans on Draft Regulations on the Employment of […]

News Flash VFS Update Regarding Appeal Applications

ATTENTION: APPEAL APPLICATIONS All appeal applications will now follow a revised online process. This will be effective from the 26 January 2019.

Draft Regulations on the Employment of Foreign Nationals

Towards the end of 2018 discussions arose around the impending implementation of Section 8 of the Employment Services Act pertaining to the employment of foreign nationals.

BizTrends 2019: Out with the old, in with the new!

Large corporates and multinationals are keeping a close eye on developments from the Department of Home Affairs. 2019 promises a number of changes in the Immigration Act which will impact the way business can attract and retain expat resources. The White Paper on International Migration in South Africa released mid-2017 emphasised that the international migration […]