Home affairs foils  ‘SA open for business’

Home affairs foils  ‘SA open for business’

IMMIGRATION At the 2018 World Economic Forum in Davos, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that South Africa was open for business. For those who are cognisant of the truth, South Africa has become an armoured fortress with its drawbridges decidedly raised....
Gigaba: DHA’s War on queues a slow start

Gigaba: DHA’s War on queues a slow start

The Department of Home Affairs’ campaign to improve efficiency in its branches is off to a slow start, said Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba, speaking at a media briefing in Pretoria on 23 July. The department’s “War on Queues” campaign was launched in April this...
Application Rejected? What should you do?

Application Rejected? What should you do?

Has your application been rejected? A South African visa or permit application outcome may be positive (where the visa or permit is issued) or it may be negative. Negative outcomes are required to be communicated in formal Notices which must also set out the reasons...