Welcome to Cape Town! By Estelle Vosloo Few global cities are quite as unique as Cape Town. The city offers a home to a variety of nationalities from all four corners of the earth. It is the only city in the world where 11 official languages are spoken by even more nationalities sharing one city. Cape Town is a blank canvas for the artist, a hub of electric style and …Read More ›
The New World Immigration Blog provides you with a platform to conveniently gain access to recent news and insightful advice with relation to visa application and immigration information. This blog aims to provide useful content for anyone or business company interested in immigrating to South Africa or Australia. Be open to use this space to comment and share your thoughts on uploaded posts.
Land Surveyors needed in South Africa. Are you interested in immigrating to South Africa? If you are interested in immigrating to South Africa, then look no further as New World Immigration can assist you in securing your visa which will entitle you to secure employment within a period of 12 months. Are you a qualified land surveyor or quantity surveyor? Land surve…Read More ›
Australia sheds light on their new DAMA working visa option After some confusion about the terms of the new Australian working visa entry criteria Australia’ Deputy Immigration Minister, Michaelia Cash said that the introduction of the designated Area Migration Agreements (DAMA’s) would not mean that immigrants would be paid less than Australians for the same work. The…Read More ›
How Actuaries can secure a Critical Skills Visa! Applying for a South African work visa can be a problematic and stressful process for most immigrants. The Department of Home Affairs offers a variety of work visas of which applicants can apply for, but this always ends up in confusion and applying for the incorrect visa. The Department of Home Affairs has now introduced…Read More ›
DA says it is willing to take visa issues further if DHA fails to react to their proposals The Democratic Alliance have met with South Africa’s Minister of Home Affairs Malusi Gigaba and discussed concerns over some of the new visa regulations. The Democratic Alliance’s Haniff Hoosen released feedback about the meeting yesterday. The DA have, on request of Minister Gig…Read More ›
South African Department of Home Affairs says meeting with protesting airlines will not change anything.
South African Department of Home Affairs says meeting with protesting airlines will not change anything. On Friday, 29 August 2014 the South African Department of Home Affairs said that while officials will be meeting with 20 airlines who have addressed various concerns over the country’s new visa regulations. SA Tourism reported that the Department of Home Affairs hav…Read More ›
You might need a medical certificate before traveling - South Africa remains Ebola free as airlines step up precautions.
You might need a medical certificate before traveling - South Africa remains Ebola free as airlines step up precautions. Announced late last week South Africans who are unable to change their plans to travel into or transit through high-risk Ebola states in West Africa are now able to apply to the National Department of Health to be exempted from the new rule. After an…Read More ›
Kenya is sending official to resolve Kenyans’ SA visa concerns Earlier this week Kenya announced that their Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed will be traveling to South Africa in September in a bid to resolve visa problems faced by Kenyans in the country. Kenya’s Capital News reported, from the capital Nairobi, that the Kenyan Foreign Affairs Secretary war…Read More ›
Ajax’s foreign players back in the game after visa problems but AmaZulu says clubs must get used to new visa rules
Ajax’s foreign players back in the game after visa problems but AmaZulu says clubs must get used to new visa rules Ajax Cape Town announced on Thursday that the work visa problems of some of their foreign players have been resolved. The soccer team, Urban Warriors, have been benched while after the new South African visa and immigration legislation left them unable to …Read More ›
Securing your Critical Skills Visa as a Corporate General Manager Are you confused and clueless about what you need to do when it comes to South African Immigration? If you are seeking for greener pastures in South Africa as a corporate general manager, then look no further as you might qualify for the Critical Skills Visa. The Critical Skills Visa is a direct route…Read More ›
MEC Alan Winde plans to petition visa regulations MEC Alan Winde has announced his plans to petition Parliament to suspend the new visa regulations as the countdown begins to 1 October. Speaking in a statement Winde said, “I will be petitioning Parliament to urgently intervene in suspending these regulations until such time as a regulatory impact assessment has been co…Read More ›
Find out if you would qualify for ‘Team Australia’ Recently Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott coined the phrase ‘Team Australia’. Mr Abbott’s Team Australia campaign is set to ignite patriotism among everyone living in the country. The team who selects ‘Team Australia’ is the Australian Department of Immigration and Border Protection. One of their tried and tested…Read More ›
Tips for successfully submitting a Critical Skills Visa – Financial Advisor Applying for the Critical Skills Visa can be a very frustrating and cumbersome process. With that said many qualified financial advisors often give up or halt the process in applying for their Critical Skills Visa. Before you apply for a Critical Skills Visa Before applying for your Critical S…Read More ›
Who is applying for South African visas? While the new immigration regulations might be controversial it seems that migrants and tourist will not stop coming to South Africa.We took a look at where these tourists and migrants were coming from and while the results delivered some surprises a few of these were no surprise at all. Industry role players have vocalized thei…Read More ›
Reported confusion over South Africa’s student visa criteria Although South Africa’s English language schools is a relatively new concept but this industry is already responsible for attracting many international students to South African shores. Scores of international students have been visiting South Africa on student visas while attending a number of English languag…Read More ›
How to register your Trade in South Africa when applying for the Critical Skills Visa! The Department of Home Affairs recently introduced the New Critical Skills Visa to attract highly skilled foreigners to fill the huge gap of skill shortages in South Africa. The Critical Skills Occupation list includes 169 occupations, allowing applicants the right to live and work in…Read More ›
Australia announces ground-breaking e-visa technology By Estelle Vosloo Australia’s Department of Immigration and Border Protection earlier this month announced the significant expansion of their e-visa technology. E-visa allows foreigners to apply for Australian Visitors Visas through an online process by which an additional 190 countries and territories will benefit…Read More ›
How to secure your Critical Skills Visa and register with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession!
How to secure your Critical Skills Visa and register with the South African Council for the Architectural Profession! The Critical Skills Visa provides a great opportunity for highly skilled applicants to live and work in South Africa and the option to apply for permanent residency should they wish to permanently reside here. The Critical Skills route allows the applic…Read More ›
South Africa’s critical skills list ‘not broad enough’ Lawyers say that although the new critical skills list, published by the South African Department of Home Affairs, includes 169 occupations in 11 economic sectors it is still insufficient. Speaking on behalf of legal professionals ENSafrica, Zahida Ebrahim said that the list is not broad enough to attract enough …Read More ›
Big Brother Africa drops contestants over new SA’s new visa rules M-Net announced that two of their Big Brother Africa contestant will miss out on a chance to become millionaires, and they have the new South African visa regulations to thank for it. While some might expect concerns over contestants traveling into the country from Ghana, one of the Ebola stricken countr…Read More ›