The Business Visa is for foreigners starting or investing in a business in South Africa. The applicant will need to comply with various statutory requirements and have a minimum investment amount of R5m in order to qualify for this visa.
The Exchange Visa permits an applicant to participate in a program of cultural, economic or social exchange and, therefore, needs to adhere to conditions stated by the South African government and the relevant institution.
The Corporate Visa is for companies that are required to fill a large number of skilled positions for ongoing projects or commitments, where skills are not readily available in South Africa.
GENERAL WORK VISA
The General Work Visa requirements are specific. The applicant’s employer must be based in South Africa and after a diligent search; the employer must prove that the employee’s position cannot be performed by a South African citizen or Permanent Resident.
INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER WORK VISA
The Intra-Company Transfer Work Visa is designed for companies who have an affiliate or subsidiary business operations in South Africa, and need to transfer foreign staff to work to South Africa for a limited period of time.
The Critical Skills Visa if for applicants with qualifications or suitable experience, deemed critical in areas that there in a deficit within the South African workforce.
MEDICAL TREATMENT VISA
The Medical Treatment Visa is for treatment exceeding a period of 3 months.
SPOUSAL / PARTNER VISA
The Spousal / Partner Visa is for foreigners who are married or have life partners from South Africa.
The Study Visa is for foreign students attending a bona fide institution (public or private).
The Visitor’s Visa is for foreigners who would like to visit South Africa. There is a Visitor’s Visa option for those who have a short-term job or mandate.
The Relatives Visa is issued to a member of the immediate family of a South Africa citizen or Permanent Resident.
RETIRED PERSONS VISA
The Retired Persons Visa is for foreigners who wish to retire in South Africa permanently or seasonally.
Issued to visa holders who qualify for direct or indirect residence.
Issued to people who have at least one SA parent and those who had held PR for at least 5 years.
Waivers, exemptions, legalizations and upliftment applications are dealt with by this division.
Global Migration SA has a dedicated team specialising in outbound African Visas. We have assisted several large South African companies in their expansion efforts in: Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Angola, The DRC and Egypt.
Global Migration SA’s UK Visa department assists applicants to live, work and conduct business in the United Kingdom. We assist with UK Ancestry, Spousal, Investor, Entrepreneur, General Work, Sole Representative, Student, British Nationality, Business Visitor, and Outbound Intra-Company Transfer Work Visas.
UK VISA SERVICES
We offer UK Visa and Immigration services by experienced consultants
We offer ZEP holders assistance with applications for permanent residence in South Africa
ASYLUM AND REFUGEE DIVISION
Family joining file | Standing Committee application (new) | Follow-up on Standing Committee application (old) | Appeal Standing Committee rejection
Permanent Residence | Appeal Permanent Residence rejection | Various Temporary Residence visas | Citizenship