South Africa

If in need of a change of scenery and open to diversity, South Africa is the country of choice to commence a new start. If you are looking to immigrate to the culture-rich South Africa the New World Immigration blog intends to provide you with easy accessible information on immigration and various visa applications. Get clued up and make the immigration to South Africa a simple, stress-free experience with New World Immigration.

DHA says new immigration legislation is a success

The refusals mostly affected neighbouring countries.

DHA Says New Immigration Legislation Is A Success

He said the legislation was not intended to stop any South African from travelling abroad, but simply to manage immigration and ensure specific security measures were in place to protect children.

“We were forced to put the measure in place as countries such as the US and the UK require the certificate, hence the numerous …

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Immigration regulations protecting children

"Among other things, the Children’s Act demands specifically the protection of children from abduction as it prohibits this horrendous act. Our concern has always been on promoting national security, which has a far-reaching impact on tourism as well. This I must reiterate: Our policy has never been tourism by any means possible."

Immigration Regulations Protecting Children

The statement was released to accompany the…

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Eight Key Steps to Fix South Africa's Migration Policy

Bernstein lays specific emphasis on the country’s current migration law, which is plagued with criticism, and says South Africa has to enthusiastically embrace migrants rather than begrudgingly allow them access to the country – this is especially valid in the case of those migrants bringing their skills with them, making a positive impact on the South African society and …

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Understanding Section 11(2) Work Permits (Visas)

For this visa to be granted the applicant will have to furnish proof that they are needed in South Africa for work or business related matters. These visas are valid for anything between 30 and 90 days but depend on what the applicant requested.• The Section 11 (2) approval letter is a permit allowing one to work in South Africa.• The Section 11 (2) permit cannot be change…

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Measures in place to deal with crimes against foreign nationals

The minister of Justice and Constitutional Development in South Africa, Jeff Radebe released a media statement assuring the global community that “South Africans and the foreign nationals who live in our midst, are and feel safe".

Measures In Place To Deal With Crimes Against Foreign Nationals

Various departments have engaged with African diplomats in the country explaining the efforts being made in tackling criminality against and in…

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New SA draft migration policy due in a matter of weeks

“We are looking to complete it in a month. It will then go to Cabinet,” Radebe told ANA after an at times testy panel discussion on migration.

New SA Draft Migration Policy Due In A Matter Of Weeks

Rabede, who heads the commission, said the new draft policy would deal with “everything, refugees and economic migrants, all of it”.

During the earlier discussion, Radebe’s insistence that an African solution was needed to the mass…

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SACCI and MEC welcomes talks for the revision of SA’s new travel legislation

In a media statement on Friday SACCI spokesperson Peggy Drodskie said, “SACCI welcomes the statement made by the Minister of Tourism that South Africa’s government is reviewing its new travel rules for minors after signs that they are already hurting the key tourist sector.” Drodskie added that SACCI supported the objectives of the new rules, and condemned child trafficki…

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New Immigration regulations to be reviewed says DHA

Legislation passed since last year aimed to confirm the legality of all migrants in the Republic and to regularize the influx of migrants through new travel and visa rules and requirements.

New Immigration Regulations To Be Reviewed Says DHA

Speaking of plans to address certain unintended consequences of the law Gigaba said the Green Paper on migration would be finalised by March next year.

Extensive consultations on this pol…

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There is hope for South Africa’s travel and tourism, but shock waves are ahead

In its latest global Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index report, the World Economic Forum (WEF) found that South Africa's performance in the tourism sector had improved significantly since 2013, when the previous study was conducted. While the report underscored the need for improvements in some areas such as security, these weaknesses were outweighed by the country's…

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New travel regulations delivers its first casualties

Making news headlines this morning was the statement by Cape Government officials who said an Indian tour group appears to be the first casualty of South Africa’s strict new visa rules that came into effect yesterday. Minors from visa-exempt countries are required to have unabridged birth certificates when entering the Republic, while travellers from countries that requir…

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