In order to work in South Africa, an Aspiring Immigrant has to acquire a South Africa Work Permit Visa. On this visa, if the candidate successfully stays there for 5 years like he wants to retire there, then they get eligible for South Africa Permanent Residence. Prior to that they do not require job offer if they are going on a South Africa Job Seeker Visa that allows time until they find a job. They still must show sufficient funds for living expenses during that time. In case they are not successful in finding a suitable job, they have to return to their home country. If they are successful in finding the job on the nation’s Critical Skills List, they can apply South Africa Work Permit Visa.
There are main categories of Work Permit Visa South Africa. They are further classified into following.
(i) Critical Skills Work Visa
(ii) General Work Visa
(iii) Intra – Company Transfer Visa
(iv) Corporate Visa
Candidates with South Africa Work Permit also take their family members on the South Africa Dependent Visa. However, the visa holder must have sufficient availability of finances to support them.