Immigration

March 12, 2020

New deal for children with foreign parents born in South Africa

The Constitutional Court recently ruled that children born in South Africa to foreign parents qualify for South African citizenship in terms of Section 2 of the […]
March 28, 2017

RECTIFICATION AND TRANSFER OF VISAS

Information published on the VFS website has introduced significant changes with regard to rectification and transfer of visas. The validity period of your visa is now […]
February 2, 2016

DUAL CITIZENS: DON’T RISK LOSING YOUR SOUTH AFRICAN CITIZENSHIP!

You are a South African citizen.  You decide to acquire dual citizenship.  Your reasons for doing so are irrelevant – perhaps you are living/working overseas, perhaps […]
October 8, 2014

IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS: TWO REQUIREMENTS POSTPONED, BUT APPLY NOW

Home Affairs have announced a postponement to 1 June 2015 of two of the new rules relating to children, namely the Unabridged Birth Certificate requirement and […]
July 2, 2014

IMMIGRANTS, VISITORS AND PARENTS: NEW TRAVELLING RULES, NEW RISKS

Extensive media coverage of the new Immigration Regulations suggests that they are very likely to be challenged in the courts as unworkable and unconstitutional, but bear […]
July 2, 2014

IMMIGRATION: YOUR BILL FOR THE NEW LAW

The new Immigration Regulations were gazetted on 22 May and came into effect on 26 May 2014. You’ve no doubt heard about some of the changes; […]
March 5, 2014

RUNNING AWAY TO JOIN THE CIRCUS

Recent regulations framed to give effect to the Immigration Amendment Acts, have many South Africans wondering whether someone dozed off and misunderstood what Mr Frost was […]
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