Search Results for: South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA: BRICS Nationals Eligible for 10 Year Business Visas

May 28, 2015

Earlier this year, the Minister of the Department of Home Affairs in South Africa has announced that business travellers from 3 of the other 4 BRICS countries - Russia, India and China - are eligible to be issued long-term multiple-entry…

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SOUTH AFRICA: New Rules for Travelling Children

May 25, 2015

From 1st June, stringent new rules aimed at tackling child trafficking will come into effect for all under-age children arriving/departing South Africa. While it is hoped that this will help protect scores of children brought into/out of the country illegally…

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SOUTH AFRICA: New policy for Intra-Company Transferees

November 10, 2014

The South African Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has issued a Directive, dated 27 October 2014, advising that an extension to the Intra Company Transfer Work Visa, with validity of up to four years, may be issued to a foreign…

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SOUTH AFRICA: Revisions to Immigration Regulations

May 30, 2014

As of May 26 2014, a series of legislative revisions to South African immigration regulations have come into force under the provisions of the 2007 and 2001 Immigration Amendment Acts. While it remains uncertain how these revisions will be implemented…

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SOUTH AFRICA: Travel Restrictions for Temporary Residence Permit holders

May 13, 2014

Immigration Directive 43 of 2010 was withdrawn by the South African Department of Home Affairs (DHA) on 24 February 2014. The withdrawal of this directive means that a foreign national whose Temporary Residence Permit expires while their renewal application is…

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SOUTH KOREA: Tuberculosis Test for Long-Term Visa or Residence

April 1, 2020

16 more countries have been added to the list of countries whose nationals are required to submit a tuberculosis test certificate in support of long-term visa and Alien Registration Certificate (ARC) applications in South Korea.

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SOUTH AMERICA: Ten Years of Freedom of Movement

May 6, 2019

In place now 10 years, MERCOSUR Residence Agreement is foundation for Freedom of Movement in South America. Look at impacts & opportunities for business.

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AFRICA: EU Trust Fund Aid Provided to North Africa Region

July 8, 2016

The European Commission has announced plans to allocate €27.5 million to the North of Africa region as part of their EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa programme, which aims to provide stability and contribute to better migration management. As well…

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Spotlight on Africa

February 4, 2016

This is the first of our new Spotlight series exploring different regions across the globe. We hope to provide you with the most up to date and relevant information should you wish to expand to new destinations. Why Africa? There...

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UNITED STATES: Biden Administration Lifts Travel Restrictions to Allow Vaccinated Travelers into United States

October 29, 2021

To advance the safe resumption of global travel during the COVID-⁠19 pandemic, on 25 October President Biden issued a Proclamation emphasizing the continued enhanced measures against the spread of the virus. Travel restrictions for foreign nationals traveling from China, Iran, the Schengen Area, the U.K., Brazil, Ireland, South Africa, and India, are to be relaxed and new travel requirements for travelers from all other countries imposed. The Proclamation applies to all travelers aboard flights scheduled to arrive in the United States that depart after 12:01 a.m. EST on 8 November, 2021.

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