Questions tagged [south-africa]

Living in South Africa as an expatriate

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how can i get a south african Identity document [closed]

i would like to find out how i can get a south african ID if i have lived all my life without applying for one because my parents are all deceased and i do not have either of their documents
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Can I move to Australia? Special Category Visa… NZ/SA dual citizenship

I was wondering if anyone has come across this situation. I would like to move to Australia on a special category visa. I have a New Zealand passport and I have dual citizenship with New Zealand(by ...
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Immigrating to South Africa with a US Felony?

I was convicted of a federal felony 14 years ago (and haven't been in trouble since), its a long story, I was unaware of the committing the crime when it happene but due to being charged as a co-...
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Applying for critical skills visa to South Africa after being declared undesirable for 12 months in 2014

I was previously declared undesirable in South Africa for a period of 12 months from June 2014 to June 2015. For background, I overstayed my visa by 12 hours 4 days after the visa laws changed in 2014....
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Making connections abroad [closed]

I am a recent graduate from an American University, and I am looking to travel abroad. I am not looking to move away permanently, but I would like to work for a few years in a different place. I work ...
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Emigrating to Netherlands from ZA, how to get proof of residence in ZA?

In the next few weeks I will be moving to Amsterdam to work for an indefinite amount of time. To apply for the 30% ruling in the Netherlands I need some sort of government form that says I have been a ...
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Two questions about South Africa and crime

I have been offered an IT consulting job in Cape Town and wanted to ask some questions as my wife has concerns about the safety there. We would be moving from the USA. The first question is about ...
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Police background checks when applying for residency [closed]

I am wondering if the Immigration Dept in South Africa can check your police criminal history from another country or do they just go off the police check document that you must provide when applying ...
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Immigrating from South Africa to Australia

Is it better to work directly through the Australian embassy or to work with an immigration lawyer in order to move from South Africa to Australia? I have heard horror stories from people who used ...
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Moving to South Africa to live with a South African citizen

I am both a U.S citizen as well as a South African citizen. Next summer I plan to permanently move to South Africa with my boyfriend. I should be able to get into the country with just a one way ...
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Accommodation in Cape Town : what about safety?

I am thinking of moving to Cape Town, in South Africa. I heard a lot of clichés about safety overall in South Africa. There is also the famous story of Pistorius that shows the fear of house robbers. ...
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Which nationality are my children entitled to?

I have a dual citizenship, South African and Polish, but I live in the UK now. I know that my children will be automatically citizens of Britain, as my friends already had children, but will my ...
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Can I retain my South African and Polish citizenship when I gain British citizenship?

I am South African and Polish national with current passports in both countries. Neither one has any reservations about this fact and is pretty common with many countries. I do not live in either of ...