In May 2014, The Department of Home Affairs repealed the South African quota work visa. The same decision was made for the exceptional skills visa and an amalgamation of the two repealed visas, a critical skills work visa, was introduced.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 a quota work visa must explore other options if they wish to continue working in South Africa. The critical skills work visa is one of four options that are available. The other three options are:
Find out if you qualify for another South African work visa
Should your current visa be a South African quota work visa, you should start looking at alternatives as soon as possible. Your immediate option is completing our online assessment, after which one of our immigration consultants will contact you to discuss your options.
You could also give us a call on either +17 (0) 21 424 2460 or +27 (0) 11 234 4257 to speak to someone in Cape Town or Johannesburg respectively. Getting us to call you instead is as easy as requesting a free call back.
Why should Intergate be your South African immigration partner?
Intergate was founded in 2005 and since then we’ve processed more than 9 000 visa and visa related queries. Our service standards are guaranteed as the only immigration company in South Africa with ISO 9001 accreditation.
To receive this accolade, an independent auditor tested our quality management systems and found them to be appropriate and effective. This is backed up by immigration consultants who are all qualified, registered and dedicated. There is no-one better to guide you through your immigration to South Africa.