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.

Immigration is not a ‘white’ thing it’s a better life thing

“Yes, as the title states, I’m a black South African and I want to go live elsewhere. Why, you ask is it important that I state my race? It’s simple; people seem to assume that only white South Africans are leaving the country simply because they don’t like blacks in power. This is not true, most are leaving because they don’t see a future for South Africa and sadly, I …

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South African Home Affairs urges Basotho’s to get their Special Permits

The South African Department of Home Affairs have confirmed that more than half a million people are expected to apply for this special permit when registration opens in March. Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba commented from his office at the Department of Home Affairs saying that the number could be less as it is expected that more Basotho’s live in the Republic than …

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South Africa to introduce visa concessions for traveling minors

The official announcement came on Friday after a meeting between the director-general of the Department of Home Affairs, Mkuseli Apleni , and the Department of Tourism and the tourism sector on the cabinet concessions of immigration regulations. The countries visa requirements have been met with little more than criticism since its implementation 7 months ago with the big…

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Court judgement could see revision of South African Spousal Visa requirements

The Western Cape High Court set a president last week where by foreign nationals, married to South African citizens, would not have to return to their country of origin while awaiting the issuance of their Spousal Visa. The Western Cape High Court handed down judgement that a 40-year-old Zimbabwean national married to a South African would not have to return to Zimbabwe t…

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EFF calls for scrapping of immigration laws for Africans

Bey was arrested in South Africa on 9 January for failing to produce valid travel documents at a South African border post and for overstaying the terms of his visa. He and his family have consequently be ordered out of the Republic and have been banned from re-entering for at least five years. Now, reports Media24, the EFF wants Africans scattered around the world to be e…

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Families torn apart by new South African Immigration rules

Unwavering immigration officials and a misinformed embassy set in motion a distressing series of event which ended in a little girl being refused entry into, and banned from, South Africa – her parents’ home, and a country she has travelled to on many occasions in the past. Yaron Schapiro said to the Cape Times that he and his wife had two children when they left to live …

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Tourism industry survived holiday season amid fears of negative impact by visa regulation

Tourists are still arriving in South Africa in numbers, despite fears the country's visa regulations would scare off travellers. Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba says foreign arrivals during the festive season were 7.6 percent higher than the same period a year ago. However, some 1,700 foreign children were turned away from South Africa over the festive season, for no…

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Thousand More Foreign Nationals now live in South Africa legally

According to Statistician-General Pali Lehohla the categories of those granted permanent status were relatives with 2 613, 1 228 received work permits, 164 were refugees, 41 wanted to do business and 90 were retired people. “A total of 63% came from Africa; the remainder from overseas,” he said on Tuesday, releasing statistics on documented immigrants for 2014. “The medi…

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South Africa most popular tourist destination for multi-millionaires

Cape Town, Johannesburg, Umhlanga, Franschhoek, Stellenbosch, the Kruger National Park (mainly around Sabi Sands) and the Garden Route (mainly around Knysna) are attracting wealthy foreigners, claims a new survey by New World Wealth. In the same time period, Africa welcomed approximately 43,000 foreign multi-millionaire visitors. A “multi-millionaire” is an individual wi…

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The importance of professional help with your visa as Mother gets banned from South Africa

“We strongly suggest that all visa applicants utilize the services of an immigration professional from the word ‘go’,” said immigration expert Robbie Ragless CEO of New World Immigration in response to the Cape Times article. His wife Kelly was granted a two-year spousal visa in 2013 and she applied to renew it on July 31. The couple had also informed Home Affairs of th…

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