The South African mining industry has managed to bring more employees who hail from other countries back into the country to resume work at various operations.
While expats are allowed to return to South Africa, many are reluctant to do so due to the stringent requirements that need to be met to get permission from the Department of Home Affairs, says Leetasha Govender, Immigration Specialist at Xpatweb.
As the world is gearing up to re-open, post the Covid-19 pandemic, multinational companies are again looking to the South African market. Some with existing operations requiring resources to enter the country; while others are exploring the possibility of establishing themselves or possibly using South Africa as a gateway to expand into the ever growing Africa […]
The work visa application may be argued as a pre-cursor to getting an expatriate into a country, but in reality, the work permit application can only be correctly done after the tax consultation stage.
South Africa actively promotes investment in its economy, giving benefits to businesspeople ready to invest, those benefits include the unique combination of developed-world infrastructure and logistics networks, a diversified and growing emerging market economy offering low sectoral centration risks and a sophisticated banking sector with a major footprint in Africa.
The Mauritian government implemented several incentives that make Mauritius an attractive option for foreigners to live, work and invest in. Tarissa Wareley, an Immigration Specialist at Xpatweb, says that besides cutting the minimum investment needed for an occupation permit (OP) as INVESTOR, to half. The government also relaxed other entry requirements that make it easy […]
One of the biggest headaches of applying for a General Work Visa is arguably obtaining a requisite requirement by supplying a certification from the Department of Labour (“DoL”) in order to prove that the position in question and that have been offered to a foreigner, is unable to be fulfilled by a South African similarly […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted countries worldwide including the implementation of various measures such as international travel bans and “lockdown” to help curb the spread and ﬂatten the curve. Seafarers and superyacht crew working in Schengen countries have been adversely affected and have not been able to return for work purposes as all business and […]
Mauritius, known officially as the Republic of Mauritius, is an island nation located off the southeast coast of the African continent in the Indian Ocean. It is a volcanic island of lagoons and palm-fringed beaches with coral reefs surrounding most of the coastline.
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