Immigration & Visa RSA

Immigration & Visa, Permanent Residency, Permanent Resident Card South Africa

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What is Immigration?

Immigration is the movement of people from their original country to the desired country of their choice. The person who possesses the Immigration from the resident country to the other country that person is called an Immigrant. Such migrated person is an immigrant but not the Citizen of that country. Immigration is the international migration of people from one country to the other country in order to work or study or do business or to live as a permanent resident or to take the Citizenship of that country through naturalization.

Permanent Resident in South Africa:

A permanent resident card is a lawful permission for non-South Africa Citizens to stay in South Africa. The permanent resident card enables the holder to live and to work permanently in South Africa. The Government of South Africa issues Permanent resident cards to the eligible immigrants.

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Permanent Resident Card Eligibility Categories:

In order to apply for a Permanent Resident card, one has to be eligible for getting the permanent resident card before applying for it. Basically If your immigration status match with any of the below-mentioned categories then you will be eligible applying for the permanent residence card in South Africa. But in all the below mentioned cases one has to be clean from health, security and criminal issues. Before applying for the permanent resident card one should have a valid visa to stay in South Africa. The foreigners who are staying in South Africa on work permits for a period of minimum 5 years they can apply for the Permanent Resident Card, work permit holders spouses, their dependents, and even the dependents of South African Citizens or permanent resident card holders can apply for Permanent residency in South Africa.

Eligibility applying for South Africa Permanent Residency:

  • Dependent of South Africa Citizen.
  • Dependent of South Africa Permanent Residence Permit holder.
  • Work permit holder with a permission of work for a period of minimum 5 years in South Africa.
  • 5 years Work permit holder spouse, dependants.

Eligibility applying for South Africa Permanent Residency on other grounds:

  • A person holding permanent work offer in South Africa.
  • A person having exceptions skills and qualifications.
  • A person willing to establish a business in South Africa.
  • Refuge (must qualify under section 27(c) of the refugee act.
  • Financially Independent.
  • Relatives of South African Citizen or South African Permanent Residence holder.
  • Must fulfill the qualifications of a retired person.
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Documents required applying for South Africa Permanent Residency:

  • Complete 10 fingers Biometric information.
  • Marriage Certificate (if applicable).
  • Divorcee degree (if applicable).
  • Proof of custody of minor (if applicable).
  • Death certificate of spouse (if applicable).
  • Parents consent in the case of minors.
  • Proof of judicial adoption of a minor (if applicable).
  • Police clearance certificates of all the countries in which you have resided before coming to South Africa.
  • Valid temporary residence permit.

Fees Applying for South Africa Permanent Residency:

South African Permanent Residency Fees Details – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php/fees

How to apply for Permanent Resident Card in South Africa?

The Government of South Africa issues permanent residency according to the Immigration Act 2002 depending on Section 26 and section 27. Before applying for the permanent resident card, one has to check the eligibility first. If you are eligible then you can apply for the permanent resident card online or you can download the permanent resident application form and mail it to the address mentioned in the application form.

South Africa Permanent Resident Online Applying Process:

  • Visit the South Africa Government official website.
  • Select Permanent Residency option from the Immigration menu.
  • Check your eligibility applying for Permanent residency in South Africa.
  • After confirming the eligibility then, download the Bl-947 application applying for the Permanent residency in South Africa.
  • Fill the application form, attach the supporting documents and submit the form to pay the fees.
  • Pay the fees to confirm your permanent resident application.
  • Upon submitting your Permanent resident application you will get a confirmation message, save it for further reference.

Apply South Africa permanent Residency Online – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Apply PR online in South Africa – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Download Bl-947 Form applying for South African Permanent Residency – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

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South Africa Permanent Resident Applying Process through Mail:

  • Visit the South Africa Government official website.
  • Select Permanent Residency option from the Immigration menu.
  • Check your eligibility applying for Permanent residency in South Africa.
  • After confirming the eligibility then, download the Bl-947 application applying for the Permanent residency in South Africa.
  • Fill the application form, attach the supporting documents and submit the form to pay the fees.
  • Pay the fees to confirm your permanent resident application.
  • Upon submitting your Permanent resident application you will get a confirmation message, save it for further reference.
  • Mail the completely filled application along with fees and supporting documents to the address mentioned in the permanent resident form or Bl-947 form.

Download South Africa permanent residency form – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Download South Africa PR Form – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Download Form Bl-947 – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

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How to Replace a Stolen/Damaged/Lost Permanent Residency Card in South Africa?

If your South Africa permanent residency card is stolen/damaged/lost you have to reapply for the South Africa permanent resident card.

South Africa Permanent Resident Replacing Online Process:

  • Visit the South Africa Government official website.
  • Select Permanent Residency option from the Immigration menu.
  • Check your eligibility applying for Permanent residency in South Africa.
  • After confirming the eligibility then, download the Bl-947 application applying for the Permanent residency in South Africa.
  • Fill the application form, attach the supporting documents and submit the form to pay the fees.
  • Pay the fees to confirm your permanent resident application.
  • Upon submitting your Permanent resident application you will get a confirmation message, save it for further reference.

Download South Africa permanent residency form – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Download South Africa PR Form – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Download Form Bl-947 – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

South Africa Permanent Resident Replacing Process through Mail:

  • Visit the South Africa Government official website.
  • Select Permanent Residency option from the Immigration menu.
  • Check your eligibility applying for Permanent residency in South Africa.
  • After confirming the eligibility then, download the Bl-947 application applying for the Permanent residency in South Africa.
  • Fill the application form, attach the supporting documents and submit the form to pay the fees.
  • Pay the fees to confirm your permanent resident application.
  • Upon submitting your Permanent resident application you will get a confirmation message, save it for further reference.
  • Mail the completely filled application along with fees and supporting documents to the address mentioned in the permanent resident form or Bl-947 form.

Download South Africa permanent residency form – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Download South Africa PR Form – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Download Form Bl-947 – http://www.dha.gov.za/index.php

Immigration Office:

The South Africa Home Affairs through Visas & Immigration Office issues the Visas and immigration to the eligible and qualified applicants. According to the Immigration Act, 2002 of South Africa the South Africa Visas & Immigration office issues Visas and Immigrations.

Download New Immigration regulations – http://www.dha.gov.za/images/final_Immigration_Regulations_2014_1.pdf

Download South African New Immigration Rules – http://www.dha.gov.za/images/final_Immigration_Regulations_2014_1.pdf

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Immigration Act & Immigration Rules:

According to the Immigration ACT, Visas and Immigration office of South Africa issues the Immigration and Visas to the eligible applicants depending on the South African Immigration Act 2002. Immigration and Nationality act consists of different titles, sections, and subsections. Immigration rules help the ones who intend apply for the immigration and applying for the adjustment of immigration status and will help you in checking the eligibility applying for the permanent residency in South Africa. Immigration bill provides complete information about the immigration, with the help of which you can verify whether you are eligible for applying for the adjustment of status.

Download the South African Immigration Act – http://www.dha.gov.za/IMMIGRATION_ACT_2002_MAY2014.pdf

Check out the Visa & Immigration Guidelines – http://www.dha.gov.za/IMMIGRATION_ACT_2002_MAY2014.pdf

South Africa Visa Rules & Guidelines – http://www.dha.gov.za/IMMIGRATION_ACT_2002_MAY2014.pdf

South Africa Immigration Rules & Guidelines – http://www.dha.gov.za/IMMIGRATION_ACT_2002_MAY2014.pdf

South Africa Immigration:

South Africa immigration is the international migration of people to South Africa from other countries in order to work or study or do business or to live as permanent residents in South Africa.

INS/ Immigration Services:

INS – Immigration Services, the services which are offered by the Immigration department or Immigration Office. Immigration services are offered to the applicants depending on the Immigration bill or immigration Act of that particular country. Before applying for immigration or Visa, one should be aware of that country’s Immigration Act or Immigration Bill. Because if you know the Act then you can easily check your eligibility applying for immigration on your own and you can even know the duration of the Visa on your own and the platform which suits you the best.

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