Immigration directive for spouses and children

NEWS | IMMIGRATION DIRECTIVE FOR SPOUSES AND CHILDREN

In June 2019, the Constitutional Court of South Africa delivered a ground-breaking judgement which allows foreign spouses and children of South African citizens and Permanent Residency holders to change status of their visa conditions in South Africa with immediate effect.

Business or Work Trip A Target for Immigration Inspections in Mozambique

NEWS | BUSINESS OR WORK TRIP? A TARGET FOR IMMIGRATION INSPECTIONS IN MOZAMBIQUE

The number of LNG and construction projects has skyrocketed in the last 12 months leading to an increase in Immigration and Labour inspections in Mozambique.

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NEWS | NEW UK POINTS-BASED IMMIGRATION SYSTEM – SET TO IMPACT EMPLOYERS RELIANT ON UNSKILLED WORKERS

The UK Government has announced its plans to introduce a points-based-post-Brexit immigration system. Consequently, low-skilled workers and non-English speakers will no longer qualify for UK visas and the Home Office stated that EU and non-EU citizens intending to relocate and work in the UK, would be treated equally following the end if the UK-EU free […]

Budget Tip Attract Skilled Foreign Talent

NEWS | BUDGET TIP: ATTRACT SKILLED FOREIGN TALENT

On the back of our last 4 months’ client visits in the DRC, Zambia, Mauritius, Middle East and London we again had the privilege of engaging with various groups of highly skilled South Africans abroad, literally from all races, ages and backgrounds.

The Impact of the Petroleum commission on Immigration Processes in Ghana

NEWS | THE IMPACT OF THE PETROLEUM COMMISSION ON IMMIGRATION PROCESSES IN GHANA

Ghana’s export economy is thriving following being named the 70th largest export economy in the world in 2017. Furthermore, its oil and gas industry is booming with a recorded export of $2.97 billion of crude petroleum in 2017, according to the Observatory of Economic Complexity.

Limitations on visa exempt nationalities in Namibia

NEWS | LIMITATIONS ON VISA-EXEMPT NATIONALITIES IN NAMIBIA

Since Namibia gained independence from South Africa on 21 March 1990, South African nationals have been visa-exempt for business and tourist purposes. However, many business travellers often encounter issues with immigration officials at the port of entry when travelling frequently to attend their meetings, seminars, and conferences.

Mozambique Improves Immigration Processes Oil & Gas Sector to benefit

NEWS | MOZAMBIQUE IMPROVES IMMIGRATION PROCESSES OIL & GAS SECTOR TO BENEFIT

The discovery of natural gas along the shores of one of the poorest countries in Africa has paved the way for Mozambique to become the next major supplier of liquified natural gas.

Seafarers to benefit from changes to the schengen visa-XP website

NEWS | SEAFARERS TO BENEFIT FROM CHANGES TO THE SCHENGEN VISA

Effective from 02 February 2020, various changes to the Schengen Visa will come into effect as approved by the European Commission in June 2019.

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NEWS | SOUTH AFRICA’S NEW EXPAT TAX ‘A SCARE TACTIC – EXPERT’

Thousands of South Africans will be impacted by new amendments to the Income Tax Act which will come into effect from 1 March 2020, says Nicolas Botha, a senior financial emigration specialist at Tax Consulting SA.

Angola is open for business with more relaxed visa requirements

NEWS | ANGOLA IS OPEN FOR BUSINESS WITH MORE RELAXED VISA REQUIREMENTS

The Angolan government has been introducing several initiatives to encourage investment and business opportunities in the oil rich country since former president José Eduardo dos Santos stepped down.