Managing Director of Xpatweb, Marisa Jacobs, was interviewed on how employers can obtain a work Visa for a foreign skilled employee. Should you have missed the interview please feel free to listen to it below. Part 1: http://roiafrica.videophill.com/clips/0a4fd33274114fc09dac3cf92a8d3e18.mp3 Part 2: http://roiafrica.videophill.com/clips/b8f490c9557f40f88155db0666f3b9dc.mp3 Time aired: 07/27/2017 at 2:50PM
About Marisa Jacobs
Marisa has a wealth of knowledge on Immigration, specialising in the application of temporary and permanent residence applications. She assists both 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.
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The draft tax law amendments for 2017 has been published by National Treasury on 19 Jul 2017, which contains the much-anticipated details on tax treatment of South Africans performing their employment abroad
General work visas are proving virtually impossible to renew, since the implementation of the current immigration laws on 26 May 2014, when the Department of Labour took on a more significant role in the process. Holders of general work visas, the most commonly sought visa for foreign professionals working and living in South Africa are […]
Following the cabinet approval of the Department of Home Affairs’ White Paper regarding the targets to be met by 2063 of South Africa’s migration and immigration status, South African citizens who wish to travel abroad for more than three (3) months will soon be required to register with the Government.
The Department of Home Affairs established that they do not have 4 616 Permanent Residency applications that were submitted prior to June 2014 on file, as per the source of their Track and Trace system. A solution pertaining to the above has been provided by the Department, whereby any individual who applied for Permanent Residence prior […]
As the African saying goes, a leopard cannot change its spots and the zebra its stripes. Perhaps there are some lessons to be learned, optimistic but also cautionary, now that the immigration fraternity pass on the baton to fellow professionals with vested interests in National Treasury and SARS.
A child born in South Africa does not automatically qualify for South African citizenship if their parents are foreign. According to Advocate Priscilla Jana, deputy chairperson of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC), the organisation has been unaware that unabridged birth certificates were not issued to such children.
The (ex-)Minister of Home Affairs, Malusi Gigaba had granted study visas to the learning institutions which are still currently in the process of registering with the Department of Higher Education (DHET).
A NOTABLE APPOINTMENT: HLENGIWE MKHIZE Mkhize has been a vocal telecoms deputy minister and has championed the participation of more women in the ICT sector. The SA Communications Forum congratulated Mkhize on her new appointment. “As we deepen our advance into the fourth industrial revolution, all aspects of government must be digitised more rapidly. Minister […]
The Department of Home Affairs yesterday published the following Directive signed by the Minister of Home Affairs. The Directive grants the below waivers in respect of applications made by foreign graduates who studied at South African tertiary institutions towards degrees in the areas of critical skills.
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