A Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) is a vital piece of documentation for immigration purposes or for working abroad. This official document is used to prove that you are of sound character, and ensure that you do not have a criminal background.
Although not officially published as an update to the Critical Skills List, the Minister of Higher Education and Training has published a Government Notice called The National List of Occupations in High Demand: 2018 suggesting an expansion to the list of professions allowing non-South Africans them to live and work in South Africa under a Critical Skills Visa.
If you’re applying for a South African visa and your travel itinerary includes countries where yellow fever is endemic, your application has to include a certification that you have been vaccinated against yellow fever at least 10 days before departing on your journey.
The Department of Home Affairs requires all persons to submit a Medical and Radiology report with their visa applications. What is the purpose of these reports and what else do you need to know about them?
Student visas have made it possible for students all around the world to study in a land of their choosing. South Africa has a range of internationally recognised tertiary education institutions and has long been a popular destination for many foreigners looking to study abroad.
The Electronic Visa (e-Visa) has emerged as one of the most innovative services implemented in the area of freedom of movement and people-to-people contacts. Countries such as Australia, Turkey, New Zealand and Georgia have implemented this service with success for years and South Africa is finally joining the party. This news comes after the Democratic Alliance's (DA) campaign calling for the introduction of electronic visas was finally taken to light.