Visas under lock down stage 1

Borders, Visa Applications Set To Re-open

President Cyril Ramaphosa announced last night that South Africa will move to Alert level 1 on Monday, 21 September. The move will see South Africa re-opening its borders to foreign tourists from 1 October, with travel restrictions to and from certain countries with high infection rates. Foreign nationals will also be permitted to apply for […]

Part-Time Study Endorsement for Business and Work Visas

According to an Immigration Directive, issued by the Department of Home Affairs in 2015, the holders of certain temporary residence visas may register and undertake in part-time studies in South Africa during the validity period of their visas. As of 01 May 2015, those holding a business visa, or general, critical skills, or intra-company transfer […]

Coronavirus Travel Rules Clarified For South African Travel

South Africa’s borders are not completely closed – yet Individuals who have been in high-risk countries will be denied entry Foreign nationals presently in South Africa will be allowed to extend their visas On 18 March 2020, the Department of International Relations and Cooperation issued a travel advisory with more information on President Cyril Ramaphosa’s […]

Film Production Companies In Cape Town

The picturesque city of Cape Town has become a popular destination to shoot commercials as well as playing home to several Hollywood movies and popular TV series. The town offers filmmakers a unique location with the Winelands, the beaches, the city, the informal settlements all providing backdrops to tell incredible stories. The favourable exchange rate […]

Where to Volunteer to Work with Animals in South Africa

When looking into a volunteer or working visa, one might either want to spend their time contributing to the greater good of animals, or to South Africa’s community. At first, foreigners who come to South Africa might find themselves quickly drawn here, seeking to uplift poverty-stricken areas. However, for others looking into a volunteer visa, […]

Fun Gap Year Jobs in South Africa

When you think ‘South Africa’ as a foreigner looking to take a gap year, your mind will most likely drift straight to working on a safari, riding an elephant to work, or sleeping in some hut in the middle of nowhere teaching English. And guess what, all of those things probably are quite doable – […]

How to Get Involved with Ocean Clean-Ups: South Africa

South Africa is famous for its mesmerising sunsets and seemingly pristine shorelines. Whether you’re the beach-bum, slick-surfer or the promenade patrolling type, South Africa boasts it all and more! It’s something which the country holds proud, and continues to attract both locals and tourists alike. However, below the beauty lays an ocean choking on plastic, […]