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South African Immigration services
Initiate Immigration South Africa
Immigrating to a new country can be a very daunting thought, especially when immigrating to South Africa. Undoubtedly you will have endless questions about South African visa's, work permits and entry requirements. That is why Foreign Language placements has created this short but useful guide on immigration and entry requirements for foreigners looking to work and live in South Africa.
At Foreign Language placements we offer a comprehensive and all encompassing service to both Employers and Employees in a variety of Industries and languages such as German, Dutch, French, Polish and more.
As an employee, we will gladly advise you on the various types of residence permits available to you and their requirements. For Employers on the other hand we can support you in the application of work and business permits for your company and employees.
For further and more detailed information on our South African Immigration services, including individual visas and work permits please click on any of the links below.
Please take note:
Information on this page is to be used for reference purposes only. Visa and permit requirements for working and studying in South Africa are subject to change without notice; and as such you should always ensure you are aware of the most up to date requirements as set out by the Department of Home Affairs.
Department of Home Affairs.
Should you wish to not make use of the services of Foreign Language placements, you should make your enquiries directly at your nearest Department of Home Affairs office if you're in South Africa, at your nearest SA Embassy, High Commission or Consulate.c
It will also be worth reading the Immigrations Act, 2002. You can call the department's hotlines for inquiries about the Act.
Info & inquiries on the Internet
General information on immigration/permanent residence
Information on immigration/permanent residence by category
Online questions and comments feedback form (select "Directorate: Permanent Residence").
Access/download the relevant application forms online (PDF files requiring Adobe Acrobat Reader, free download available)
If you need advice or require help with your South African Permit and Visa applications please contact Initiate Immigration on +27 (0) 21 488 9800 or via email: