Cape Town: Tel: +27 (021) 419 0934 | Johannesburg: +27 (011) 593 3102 info@globalimsa.com

INBOUND | COMING TO SOUTH AFRICA

Visas, Residence and Citizenship. We’ll help you with professional guidance, advice and the processing of all documentation on your behalf.

OUTBOUND | LEAVING SOUTH AFRICA

Live and work across Africa or the United Kingdom. We assist both companies and individuals with the information and documentation you need.

ASYLUM AND REFUGEE | NEEDING HELP IN SOUTH AFRICA

Citizenship and Residence. From temporary to permanent residence applications, standing committee applications and more – we help you secure your place in South Africa.

Global Migration group has been in existence for 15 years, and the current Partners and Case Managers have 120 cumulative years of experience between them.

Six of the Immigration staff holds registration certificates from Home Affairs issued in 2007 and the CEO and MD, Leon Isaacson, is registered with the non-statutory professional body in South Africa (FIPSA). Mr Isaacson is also the author of numerous articles on South African Immigration Policy, Litigation and related issues and is frequently quoted in the media as South African Immigration Expert. He is also the author and editor of the South African Immigration Handbook, an annual publication which reviews and provides updates the Immigration law in South Africa. It is widely used as a textbook for training in South African Immigration law and procedure, and to date has sold more than 4000 copies.

The company Inbound Division focuses on South African Immigration Law and assists local and international client companies and individuals with the advisory and administrative processes related to all visa, permanent residence and related processes, as well as relocation and intercultural training. Our Outbound Division deals with Visa into Africa and selected countries. The Asylum and Refugee Division deals with people who have entered South Africa via this route and need affordable assistance with the process of obtaining the correct paperwork and status in South Africa.

OUR SERVICES AND SOLUTIONS

INBOUND DIVISION

BUSINESS VISAS

The Business Visa is for foreigners starting or investing in a business in South Africa. The applicant will need to comply with various statutory requirements and have a minimum investment amount of R5m in order to qualify for this visa.

EXCHANGE VISA

The Exchange Visa permits an applicant to participate in a program of cultural, economic or social exchange and, therefore, needs to adhere to conditions stated by the South African government and the relevant institution.

CORPORATE VISA

The Corporate Visa is for companies that are required to fill a large number of skilled positions for ongoing projects or commitments, where skills are not readily available in South Africa.

GENERAL WORK VISA

The General Work Visa requirements are specific. The applicant’s employer must be based in South Africa and after a diligent search; the employer must prove that the employee’s position cannot be performed by a South African citizen or Permanent Resident.

INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER WORK VISA

The Intra-Company Transfer Work Visa is designed for companies who have an affiliate or subsidiary business operations in South Africa, and need to transfer foreign staff to work to South Africa for a limited period of time.

INTRA-COMPANY TRANSFER WORK VISA

The Intra-Company Transfer Work Visa is designed for companies who have an affiliate or subsidiary business operations in South Africa, and need to transfer foreign staff to work to South Africa for a limited period of time.

CRITICAL SKILLS

The Critical Skills Visa if for applicants with qualifications or suitable experience, deemed critical in areas that there in a deficit within the South African workforce.

MEDICAL TREATMENT VISA

The Medical Treatment Visa is for treatment exceeding a period of 3 months.

SPOUSAL / PARTNER VISA

The Spousal / Partner Visa is for foreigners who are married or have life partners from South Africa.

STUDY VISA

The Study Visa is for foreign students attending a bona fide institution (public or private).

VISITOR’S VISA

The Visitor’s Visa is for foreigners who would like to visit South Africa. There is a Visitor’s Visa option for those who have a short-term job or mandate.

VISITOR’S VISA

The Visitor’s Visa is for foreigners who would like to visit South Africa. There is a Visitor’s Visa option for those who have a short-term job or mandate.

RELATIVES VISA

The Relatives Visa is issued to a member of the immediate family of a South Africa citizen or Permanent Resident.

RETIRED PERSONS VISA

The Retired Persons Visa is for foreigners who wish to retire in South Africa permanently or seasonally.

PERMANENT RESIDENCE

Issued to visa holders who qualify for direct or indirect residence

CITIZENSHIP

Issued to people who have at least one SA parent and those who had held PR for at least 5 years.

WAIVERS, EXEMPTIONS, LEGALIZATIONS AND UPLIFTMENT APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH BY THIS DIVISION.

WAIVERS, EXEMPTIONS, LEGALIZATIONS AND UPLIFTMENT APPLICATIONS ARE DEALT WITH BY THIS DIVISION.

OUTBOUND DIVISION

AFRICAN VISAS

Global Migration SA has a dedicated team specialising in outbound African Visas. We have assisted several large South African companies in their expansion efforts in: Mozambique, Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Angola, The DRC and Egypt.

UK VISAS

Global Migration SA’s UK Visa department assists applicants to live, work and conduct business in the United Kingdom. We assist with UK Ancestry, Spousal, Investor, Entrepreneur, General Work, Sole Representative, Student, British Nationality, Business Visitor, and Outbound Intra-Company Transfer Work Visas.

ASYLUM AND REFUGEE DIVISION

Family joining file  |  Standing Committee application (new)  |  Follow-up on Standing Committee application (old)  |  Appeal Standing Committee rejection

Permanent Residence  |  Appeal Permanent Residence rejection  |  Various Temporary Residence visas  |  Citizenship

CONTACT US FOR AN APPOINTMENT

CAPE TOWN OFFICE

Tel: +27 (021) 419 0934  |  Email: info@globalimsa.com  |  www.globalimsa.com
Unit 24A, Foregate Square, Heerengracht Extension, Cape Town 8001

JOHANNESBURG OFFICE

Tel: +27 (011) 593 3102  |  Email: info@globalimsa.com  |  www.globalimsa.com
Suite 29, Unit E0002, 1st Floor, Building 4, Albury Park, Magalieszicht Avenue, Dunkeld West, Sandton, Johannesburg

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