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  1. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    Hi All, My baby is due to be born in a few days. I have a few questions to other South Africans who recently gave birth in Dubai. 1. How long did it take to receive your baby's passport 2. I contacted the Consulate of SA, and they told me that it can take plus minus 4 months to get the...
  2. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I am working on gathering docs for critical skills visa, and I am collecting docs as per the following link. 1. Duly completed online form. Handwritten forms will not be accepted by Department of Home Affairs. Where I can get this online form ? 2. Original Bank payment / Electronic Fund...
  3. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi All, Can anyone let me know the online link to track our ICT Visa status? I am working in a MNC in Chennai, India and my company is processing ICT visa for me to South Africa. We have applied a month back but yet to get the Visa. Please let me know the common timeline to get this visa and...
  4. Dubai Expat Forum for Expats Living in Dubai
    We will be starting the process soon to relocate to Dubai from South Africa. I need to know if we can make the application from South Africa as British Citizens or whether we must return to the UK to make the application from there? Googling shows results for South Africans or for British...
  5. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Question, I am coming to S.A. on a holiday from the U.S., I have a SA passport and a U.K. passport but I don't have a dual citizenship letter, I am SA by birth. My S.A. passport is in the process of being renewed (getting a new passport). The problem is if I enter South Africa using my SA...
  6. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    We are shortly applying in London for this visa and the South African consular's advice says it takes one month which is considerably longer than we anticipated. Does anyone have any recent experience in obtaining one faster than this?
  7. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hello all :) Just a quick question! We're currently in the UK, my husband Is South African, my children and I are British born, we are looking into moving with our three children to SA next year for a minimum of a year. I'm trying to get my head around the visa process ahead of time... I...
  8. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    Hi Everyone :) I'm really hoping someone can help me by sharing their knowledge or experiences. I did my biometrics on 12th June 2014 in Durban, South Africa and the consultant told me that it will take 6 - 12 WEEKS!! :confused: all my research on the net says it will take approx. 15 working...
  9. Canada Expat Forum for Expats Living in Canada
    I currently live in South Africa and I have a Bachelors degree in Education(Foundation Phase). I was wondering if anyone has moved to Calgary(or anywhere in Canada) with a UNISA teaching degree and what they had to do to make their degree recognized. I have heard i will need to study further...
  10. USA Expat Forum for Expats Living in the USA
    Hi everyone, My husband is originally from South African but now a dual citizen for the UK + South Africa. I'm American, so he's applying for a Green Card through me so we can live in the U.S. together, as we're currently in London. My question is this: the application for a Green Card...
  11. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi, I received a post-doctoral fellowship from a South African university. The fellowship runs for a year, I currently apply for an extension. The fellowship in the second year is a financied from a different university. Therefore I am requested to re-apply. I have continious problems...
  12. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    It was common practise for applicants to enter South Africa on a visitors visa and then apply for temporary residency at a local Department of Home Affairs. This is no longer permitted and all ‘first time’ applications must be made from your home country. Again this has been common knowledge...
  13. Portugal Expat Forum for Expats Living in Portugal
    Hello I made a couple of posts about a year ago to see if there are any expats in or around Porto who would like to meet up ... I thought it was time I tried again! Since I last posted we have been joined by our daughter, son-in-law and grandchildren who have moved from South Africa and have...
  14. Australia Expat Forum for Expats Living in AU
    I will be applying for the Australia PR 189 Visa. I was wondering if I will need the Police Clearance Certificate that I will need to procure from South Africa (because I stayed in South Africa for more than 12 months in the last 10 years) to be legalized. In South Africa, Police Clearance...
  15. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi, I moved from SA in 1999 and have been living in the uk since. I have been naturalised in the UK so have dual UK / SA citizenship. Recently I've become more and more homesick and have an opportunity to return to SA but would like some honest and frank feedback on life in SA these days...
  16. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    I am a 14 year old girl who likes to travel around the world and hopefully live around the world. I want to start living around the world with my family by starting in Cape Town, since it is a very beautiful city and a very live able place. We plan on moving in a year or two. I have some...
  17. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    You may have read recently that all kinds of changes are happening with regards to South African immigration law. Actually, the amendments to the Immigration Act was passed a few months ago, but the regulations (how the law actually operates in the real world) are only going to be signed and...
  18. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Thank you for reading this message. I am an SA citizen and I'd like to marry an Indian (based in India) in 2014, in South Africa. We'd like to live in SA after marriage and if possible, she should be able to work here as well. The main thing is that we'd like to live together here in SA...
  19. South Africa Expat Forum for Expats Living in SA
    Hi Expats in South Africa, I just moved to China from the US and made a Chinese friend. Now I have learned that she will be taking a new job with her uncle in South Africa! She have never been to this area before and has many concerns. I would really appreciate anyone's help on this issue. I...
  20. Britain Expat Forum for Expats Living in the UK
    I am South African, and my partner has a South African Life Partner Visa which expires in Nov 2014. Previously we have been living in SA and doing all our visas there at HomeAffairs, but we will be relocating to London in Jan 2014, and while we are there the Life Partner Visa will expire (in...
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