On 18 February, the Department of Home Affairs gazetted an invitation for public comment on the draft Critical Skills List that was compiled in 2020.
South African (SA) business executives, artisans and professionals who travel to work on the rest of the African continent had a difficult enough time navigating the red tape to get work permits and visas approved before the Covid-19 Lockdown.
The fact that responsibility for developing e-visas for the country has now been moved from the Department of Home Affairs to the Presidency, essentially means it will be getting a “higher focus”, according to Sisa Ntshona, CEO of SA Tourism.
In his State of the Nation Address, President Ramaphosa announced the imminent release of the highly anticipated updated Critical Skills list for public comment by the Department of Home Affairs (DHA).
Xpatweb revealed that SA is currently competing for critical skills in healthcare, engineering and ICT.
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