Rejected Visas Cause Foreign Nationals Frustration

The delays for foreign nationals getting their visas are well-known due to the Department of Home Affairs backlog. But what are your options when you sit with a poor Home Affairs decision and where your visa was rejected for no good reason?

DHA Extends ZEP Again… But Is It Enough?

On 8 June 2023, the Minister of Home Affairs, Dr Aaron Motsoaledi, announced the extension of the validity of Zimbabwean Exemption Permits (ZEP) to 31 December 2023. This welcomed decision provides some relief for nearly 180,000 ZEP holders whose futures remained unclear but a few days ago. 

Standard Bank and Xpatweb Event Provides an Update on South African Immigration Challenges

Standard Bank held a virtual conversation for its clients with Marisa Jacobs (Managing Director of Xpatweb) and Michelle Munemo (Head of International Diaspora Clients at Standard Bank of South Africa) earlier in May on the topic of “Navigating South Africa’s Immigration Landscape”.