Applications for the South African exceptional skills work visa are no longer accepted, as this visa category was repealed in 2014. The same was done to the quota work visa and an amalgamation of the two, a critical skills work visa, was introduced.
What to do if you are in South Africa on an exceptional skills work visa?
Anyone working in South Africa on an exceptional skills work visa must explore other options if they wish to continue working in South Africa. As mentioned the critical skills visa has been instated and is an option. To apply for this visa, the occupation a foreign national apply for must appear on the South African critical skills list.
Other work visa options include:
Find out if you qualify for another South African work visa
Should you currently be on a South African exceptional skills visa, you should start looking at other alternatives as soon as possible. Do it right now by completing our quick online assessment. Once we’ve your details, one of our consultants will be in contact to discuss your options.
The alternative is to request a free call back or to call one of our South African offices to speak to our team. The Cape Town office is available on +27 (0) 21 424 2460 and our Johannesburg office on +27 (0) 234 4257.
Why should Intergate be your South African immigration partner?
Since our inception in 2005, Intergate has processed more than 9 000 visa and visa related queries. This impressive feat has been accomplished thanks to the dedication of our team of qualified and registered immigration consultants.
Our service standards are world class, meeting strict ISO 9001 requirements. In fact, Intergate is the only immigration company in South Africa with ISO 9001 accreditation. To achieve this, Intergate’s quality management systems have been tested and found appropriate and effective by an independent auditor. There is no-one better to guide you through your immigration to South Africa.