We use cookies to customise content for your subscription and for analytics.
If you continue to browse Lexology, we will assume that you are happy to receive all our cookies. For further information please read our Cookie Policy.

Search results

Order by: most recent most popular relevance



Results: 1-10 of 150

Notice confirms rights of illegal asylum seekers
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • July 1 2015

The Director-General of Home Affairs recently issued a formal notice announcing Lindela Holding Facility (Lindela) as a place for the detention of


South Africa update: Quota Work Permit holders may now submit required annual reports electronically
  • Foster LLP
  • South Africa
  • November 25 2014

The South African Department of Home Affairs (DHA) has changed the procedure for the submission of annual reporting for Quota Work Permit holders


The Department of Home Affairs sheds light on the nature of intra-company transfer work visas
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • November 10 2014

If a foreign national wants to work in South Africa, they must be in possession of a valid work visa issued in terms of the Immigration Act, No13 of


Repatriation deposits no longer required for temporary residence visas
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • November 22 2014

The Department of Home Affairs has announced that it will no longer require a repatriation deposit as a condition for issuing a temporary residence


Government comes to the table at last regarding the implementation of amendments to SA's immigration law
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • October 27 2015

Recommendations just in from the Inter-Ministerial Committee the President investigating the unintended consequences and mitigating factors relating


Relaxation of visa rules and government’s plan of action
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • October 30 2015

In response to the recommendations of the inter-ministerial committee established by the President in August 2015 to consider factors relating to the


Doing business in South Africa - an update on the latest immigration directives
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • February 29 2016

In the recent State of the Nation Address, President Zuma made reference to his plans to position South Africa as a preferred destination for


Amendments to Refugees Act in 2015, worrying
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • October 27 2015

According to the National Immigration Information System (NIIS), there are around 798 080 asylum seekers in South Africa, however only around 210 473


Detention of Illegal Foreigners Pending Deportation: The Minister of Home Affairs v Rahim and Others (Constitutional Court)
  • Shepstone & Wylie Attorneys
  • South Africa
  • February 23 2016

Hot off the press is the Constitutional Court judgment of Minister of Home Affairs v Abdul Rahim and Others of 18 February 2016. The respondents are


Tantrums over the new requirements for travelling with children
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • May 25 2015

On 26 May 2014, the amendments to the Immigration Regulations came into effect requiring any person travelling with a child under the age of 18, to