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Work permits in South Africa under the new Immigration Act
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • June 18 2014

The Immigration Act, 13 of 2002 (the "Immigration Act") was amended by the Immigration Amendment Act, 13 of 2011. The Amendment Act was however only

Employment Services Bill 38 of 2012
  • Hogan Lovells
  • South Africa
  • March 1 2014

The Bill aims to repeal all the employment services provisions contained in the Skills Development Act (1998) as well as those provisions

Quota work permits and critical skills visas under the new Immigration Regulations
  • ENSafrica
  • South Africa
  • September 16 2014

According to South Africa's new Immigration Regulations, the quota work permit category has been replaced by the critical skills work visa. Existing

Ten-year multiple-entry visas set to promote investment in South Africa
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • May 11 2015

At the beginning of the year, the Department of Home Affairs (DHA) announced its plan to introduce 10-year multiple-entry visas for national business

Immigration: application for a repatriation deposit refund
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa
  • October 20 2014

The Department of Home Affairs, has designated 13 October 2014, as the effective date of dispensing with the statutory requirement for a repatriation

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

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

A temporary bridge to the near future
  • Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr
  • South Africa, Zimbabwe
  • September 29 2014

During the course of 2009, our Cabinet approved the Dispensation of Zimbabweans Project (DZP). In essence, qualifying Zimbabweans were issued with

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

South Africa creates task force to improve implementation of new visa regulations
  • Greenberg Traurig LLP
  • South Africa
  • October 3 2014

South Africa recently introduced a new visa program that created some significant changes in the process to qualifying, applying and changing visas