General Work Visa

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General Work Visa

A General Work Visa, is not a Visa for general labour, however it is Visa suitable for any foreigner who has received an offer of employment. It is tied to a specific employer and if you are in possession of such a visa, you may not change position (even if it’s a promotion in the same company), or employer without requesting amendment of your work visa from the Department of Home Affairs in the appropriate manner.

Documentation and requirements for a general work visa are strict and such may include advertising the post in specific mediums and formats, verification of qualification and proof of experience is also part of the requirements. An employer needs to further more motivate the choice of a foreigner over a South African. If your company wishes to offer a foreigner employment or if you have been offered a job in South Africa and not sure of the type of Visa, contact us now for a consultation or fill up a free assessment form.