Things to Know about South Africa

General Population South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is a country in Southern Africa. With over 59 million people, it is the world’s 23rd-most populous nation and covers an area of 1,221,037 square kilometers (471,445 square miles). ...

Applying for a Life Partner Visa

Information about a Life Partner Visa Would my girlfriend/boyfriend or fiancée be regarded as a spouse? A girlfriend/boyfriend or fiancée is considered a spouse only if you and your South Africa Citizen or permanent resident holder can show and prove that you have...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

General Questions: What is a South African visa? All temporary residency documents have been renamed “visas” in accordance with the Amended South African Immigration Act 13 of 2002. A South African visa is a legally binding document that enables a...

Retired Person’s Visa – South Africa

How to qualify for a Retired Person’s Visa for South Africa? Foreigners of all ages who have the financial resources to retire in South Africa are eligible for a South African retirement visa.  The holders of this visa may reside in South Africa on a...

Critical Skills Work visa South Africa

What is a critical skills visa? It is a work visa based on compliance with the Critical Skills List. The South African government publishes a list of key skills and qualifications for the economy. The candidate must be able to demonstrate that he or she is qualified...