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Withdrawal Of Waiver For Critical Skills Graduates In SA

Foreign Nationals who completed their studies in a one of the occupations listed on the Critical Skills List, were in the past, under Ministerial waiver, granted exemption from certain requirements. One of the requirements being post qualification experience, as well as the requirement for a letter confirming they qualify as a Critical Skill, from the […]

New Work Visa Adjudication Process – Correct Strategy, But Expect Teething Problems

The Department of Home Affairs (“DHA”) has recently introduced a centralised adjudication system which sees that all long-term visa applications submitted through a South African Embassy or High Commission (Missions) (in countries where South Africa is represented) are being sent to the DHA Head Office in Pretoria. Previously, these applications were adjudicated and finalised by […]

Critical Skills List 101: Home Affairs Gives Input

Xpatweb, in collaboration with the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) and the American Chamber of Commerce, recently hosted an event to unpack the new Critical Skills List, its roadmap to fruition and new technicalities that have come to light since its release.