Rolene Strauss Miss South African

South African wins Miss World

If the prospect of moving to South Africa wasn’t already attractive enough, then perhaps the recent crowning of our very own Rolene Strauss as Miss World might revitalize your interest in our marvelous country. At only 22, Strauss has managed to conquer the most prestigious beauty pageant in the world, while simultaneously being enrolled as […]

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Summertime Sadness for expiring visa holders

Waiting for your new visa to be issued?  Previous visa expired? Don’t go home for Christmas. With the festive season fast approaching, we are often asked whether clients who await issuance of their visas will be allowed to travel to their home countries for the holidays. Due to recent changes to South Africa’s immigration policies, […]

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Drunken driving convictions and visas

Clients often ask “can I apply for a visa if I have been convicted of drunken driving?” The answer depends on the sentence which followed the conviction. Requirements for a South African Visa application When applying for a visa, applicants older than 18 are required to submit a police clearance certificate in respect of every […]