Formal Professional Body Regsitration Process Implemented for Artisan/Trade Professionals in South Africa:

The Minister of Higher Education, Science and Innovation has recently published new Directives for the regsitration of foreign qualified artisans and Trade Professionals to be able to register with a formal Body designated by the Department on consultation with the Department of Home Affairs and the South African Qualifications Authority (SAQA) and other stakeholders. The purpose of this establishment is …

Skilled South Africans are leaving by the thousands.

The general unemployment rate in South Africa has now surpassed 40%, youth unemployment is over 60% and all indicators are that the plague of unemployment which has been manufactured by State policy will only get worse. The government has persistently pursued its policy of centralized planning which has decimated most sectors. The latest data shows the destruction of the manufacturing …

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South African Visa Extensions June/July 2021

There has been a lot of confusion with all the visa extensions and grace periods given by the State over the past year. As many people know the last extension ended on the 31st of March 2021 but a new extension has been granted. Below is the ifnormation regarding the new extension. All holders of Tourist Visas and 11(2) visas …

South Africa’s new Tax laws impact on emigration:

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has continued to flaunt his diregard for individual freedom and liberty, in his latest stint he assented to the Taxation Laws Amendment Act no.23 of 2020 which has brought closer the States grab on retirment funds belonging to South Africans. The latest amendemnet seems to be a vindictive response to the mass skilled migration the …

How has Covid-19 impacted The Express Entry Programme:

In 2020 Canada saw both the largest and smallest Express Entry Draws ever as a result of the pandemic. A new Minister of immigration was assigned on 12th March, Marco Mendicino made it clear that Canada still promoted an aggressive drive to bring skilled migrants into the country with a target of welcoming 1 million new migrants by 2022. By …

South Africans emigrating to Canada:

Many families in South Africa will be enjoying Christmas together, for many the likeliness of being together around this time of year will change because so many families have become accustomed to having members embark on their emigration to Canada and other countries around the world. Due to poor economic growth, crime and many other factors South Africans have been …

Comprehensive Ranking System for Immigration to Canada:

The Canadian Immigration process for skilled migration is a points-based system. The system used to calculate an applicant’s points is called the Comprehensive Ranking System which takes a few main categories into account. The main categories prescribe points for the applicants age, qualifications such as Degrees and Diplomas, full time paid working experience and English and or French language speaking …