Critical Skills Visas

Are you an Engineer wanting to apply for a Critical Skills Visa for South Africa?

Are you an Engineer wanting to apply for a Critical Skills Visa for South Africa?

The Engineering Council of South Africa, or ECSA, is the primary professional body/council for engineers in South Africa. Foreign national engineers, for example Mechanical Engineers, Civil Engineers, or Electrical Engineers who are interested in applying for a Critical Skills visa must adhere to a number of requirements, one of the key requirements being membership to the ECSA. 

Anticipated Changes to the Critical Skills List

Anticipated Changes to the Critical Skills List

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.

What you need to know about Radiological and Medical Reports

What you need to know about Radiological and Medical Reports

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?