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SOUTH AFRICA – Update on Immigration Legislative Amendments

June 11, 2024

The South African Department of Home Affairs has finalized several amendments to existing Immigration Regulations under the Immigration Act.

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SOUTH AFRICA – Recent Amendments to Immigration Regulations Withdrawn  

April 15, 2024

The Department of Home Affairs of South Africa has reversed a set of proposed amendments that were introduced without public consultation.

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SOUTH AFRICA – Immigration Legislative Changes 

April 11, 2024

Some questions remain after amendments to South Africa's immigration law take effect.

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SOUTH AFRICA – Proposed Legislative Changes on Immigration

March 21, 2024

Several amendments to immigration regulations have been proposed. The proposals are subject to public commentary until March 29, 2024.

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SOUTH AFRICA – Trusted Employer Scheme

November 17, 2023

A new trusted employer scheme will allow registered companies in South Africa to benefit from simplified visa applications and accelerated visa processing times for skilled foreign workers.

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GHANA – Visa Waiver Scheme with South Africa Launched

November 9, 2023

Ghana and South Africa have entered into a visa-waiver agreement, allowing for stays in the other country of up to 90 days.

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SOUTH AFRICA – Digital Nomad Visa Rollout Delayed

August 4, 2023

The Ministry of Home Affairs announced South Africa has missed a deadline to implement a digital nomad visa by the end of the year.

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SOUTH AFRICA – Radiological Report and Police Record Waivers

April 21, 2023

The South African Department of Home Affairs has issued a new directive providing relief to visa and permit applicants from April 11, 2023. It does not apply to those with applications which have already been filed and are currently under adjudication.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Procedural Changes for Qualification Evaluation and Transfer of Skills

September 12, 2019

From 16 September 2019, the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) will allow only qualification holders (applicants) to follow up on their own evaluation applications.

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SOUTH AFRICA: Department of Home Affairs Restricts Short-Term Work to 180 Days Per Calendar Year

May 20, 2019

Short-term work on a Visitor’s Visa 11(2) in South Africa is to be restricted to a maximum of 180 days per calendar year.

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